Browsing Posts tagged civics

iCivics is a project that was spearheaded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to help teach civics and inspire students to get involved in our democratic system. It has lesson plans and webquests, but its big draw is its collection of civics games. These games cover topics such as citizenship and participation, the judicial branch of […]

The Balance the Budget Challenge presents you with dozens of options that can cut the state budget. When you’re done, you can submit your budget proposal to the Governor.

Newspaper Map is an amazing overview of how news is being published — and by extension, how history is being written — by connecting literally thousands of newspapers from around the world on a single interactive map.

Filibustery is a multimedia project designed to make the filibuster process more understandable.

PBS has a set of interactives covering everything from the Court’s history to its role in everyday life. With this collection at your disposal, you can teach about almost any aspect of the Court.

At Today’s document, illustrator Jon White draws cartoons inspired by our country’s various historical happenings.

Free to play and requiring only an internet connection, eLections takes you step by step through the presidential election process, from declaring candidacy to getting your party’s nomination to landing the most difficult job there is.

Whether you want to have an impromptu class discussion or explore an issue in more depth, a pair of online resources can serve as starting points.

Everyone knows nuclear weapons are deadly. Ground Zero makes the destruction hit home, semi-literally.

Part informational and part networking building, Let’s Move offers a wealth of nutrition and health information while trying to lay the foundation for a network of health-conscious citizens to work together to fight childhood obesity.