Upcoming Events

Learning Law & Democracy designs and administers a variety of event for educators who teach civics and government in the classroom -and their students.

Update 2014 Get up to date before school starts!

Deepen your knowledge of the content of the new high school civics and government standards and explore resources for teaching them Build your knowledge of Read More

Aug
5-7


May
8


MCSS Workshop Powerpoint and Website Favorites

MCSS Workshop, March 3, 2014 Bring civics and government to life with trusted online resources! MCSS workshop powerpoint Go To Websites Principles of Democracy in Read More

Mar
3


MCSS Great Lakes Regional Conference

The annual MCSS and Great Lakes Regional Conference is March 2-3, 2014 at the Sheraton Bloomington (formerly Sofitel Minneapolis). Over 30 workshops, teacher of the Read More

Mar
2-3


We the People Showcase and Competition Dec. 11

At the State Capitol, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Participation expenses supported through Legacy Grant. Find out more!

Dec
11


Essay Contest for High School Seniors $500 scholarships to be awarded

Registration open! Limited to 150 students. The annual Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society contest is once again underway and this year tackles an interesting question about the Read More

Oct
15


Constitution Day

For Constitution Day lessons, type in “Constitution” in Find Lessons bar!

Sep
17


Sep
17


UPDATE 2014–Get Updated Before School Starts!

  Deepen your knowledge of the content of the new high school civics and government standards and explore resources for teaching them Build your knowledge Read More

Aug
5-7


Constitution USA

Does the Constitution have what it takes to keep up with modern America? Join Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! as he hits the Read More

May
7


Law Day Art Contest for U.S. Students Grades 9 through 12

2013 Theme: Realizing the Dream: Equality for All.  Submission: Students should create an art piece that can be represented in two dimensions (including, but not limited to, drawings, Read More

Apr
1


Congress in the Classroom applications due March 15

Congress in the Classroom is a national, award-winning education program  developed and sponsored by The Dirksen Congressional Center, the workshop is  dedicated to the exchange Read More

Mar
15


Grants available for middle and high school teachers to attend Political Science workshop, application deadline January 15, 2013

This initiative is sponsored by the Workshop on the Scientific Study of Politics at the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University, Midwest Political Read More

Jan
15


New Free Workshop Offering from Humanities Center, April, 28 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Based on the curriculum for the PBS documentary, Slavery by Another Name, learn best practices for using storytelling, including digital storytelling, as an effective teaching tool Read More

Apr
28


Street Law Supreme Court Institute Application Available

Street Law, Inc. is now accepting online applications for the 2012 Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers. The application deadline is March 12, 2012. http://www.streetlaw.org/en/Article.266.aspx

Mar
12


FlackCheck.org will track political lies, launches Jan. 1

http://www.flackcheck.org/  FlackCheck.org will use humor to track the media and political adds, pointing out deceptions and spin. Brought to you by FactCheck.org from the University of Read More

Jan
1


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