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Upcoming PD Webinar: Teaching the Constitution with Political Cartoons

Join us for a free webinar on March 16th at 7 p.m. EDT to learn about teaching the Constitution with political cartoons. Continue reading

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Putting the Bill of Rights to the Test: A New Student Workbook

This primary source-based workbook helps students explore concepts found in the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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New eBook and Lesson: Representing Congress

Use political cartoons to engage your students in a discussion of what Congress is, how it works, and what it does. Continue reading

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Sharing Our Teaching Resources: Evenings of Exploration

We hosted our annual open houses for educators at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on September 24th, and at the National Archives at New York City on October 15th. Educators from various schools, locations, and grade levels came to explore our … Continue reading

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Constitutional Scavenger Hunt with Political Cartoons Lesson Engages Students

This new lesson guides students to an understanding of how the provisions of the U.S. Constitution are visually represented in popular media. Continue reading

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Using Primary Sources to Analyze the 2015 AP U.S. Government FRQ: Civil Rights & Liberties

Our intern offers insight into how she’ll teach the 14th Amendment to her AP students next year using primary sources. Continue reading

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Congress Creates the Bill of Rights App: Android and PDF Release

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights app is not available for Android devices. 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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Congress Creates the Bill of Rights: iPad App and Educational Resource

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights, our new mobile app for iPads, allows students to explore the proposals, debates, and revisions that shaped the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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A Variety of Resources for Educators

We offer distance learning programs, a Constitution-based learning lab, our new Bill of Rights eBook and iPad app, and many other online and in-person resources. Continue reading

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