Tag Archives: Civics

Adult Citizenship Education Summit at the National Archives

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the National Archives are hosting an adult citizenship education summit on using document learning strategies to teach ESL and civics education. Continue reading

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New Bill of Rights Distance Learning Programs

We’re offering brand new free distance learning programs for the K-12 classroom. Continue reading

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Find the National Archives at NCSS!

Join us for workshops and special events as part of the National Council for the Social Studies Conference in Washington, DC, in December 2016. Continue reading

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It’s Almost Constitution Day!

Here are a few resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time. Continue reading

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Join us at NCSS!

Our sessions cover the Bill of Rights, the amendment process, civics, and teaching NHD and C3 with primary sources. Continue reading

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New DocsTeach Activity: Congress in Article I of the U.S. Constitution

Students match primary sources to clauses from Article I of the U.S. Constitution that detail six powers of Congress in our newest online activity. Continue reading

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Constitution Day is September 17!

Celebrate and learn more about our Federal Government’s founding document with these activities and resources. Continue reading

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Why Did We Need a New Constitution?

For Constitution Day, your students can see the economic problems of the Articles of Confederation by reading this petition. Continue reading

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“His Highness, The President” and the First Congress: Moving Toward Republicanism

A congressional debate in 1789 about a title of nobility for the president was a turning point toward republicanism. Continue reading

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Teaching with the Records of Congress

An introductory video of educational resources available from the Center for Legislative Archives, featuring perspectives from teachers who use these records of Congress in their classrooms Continue reading

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