Understand Your Local Election

December 19, 2007

Aren’t elections awesome? In addition to getting kids excited about democracy, they can be a conduit to all kinds of projects. At one school, students held a mock election on voting machines running elections software built by computer science students. … Continued

Find Where the Government Keeps its Secrets

October 26, 2007

The government can be helpful after all. Lifehacker has assembled a self-explanatory list of government websites in the article, “U.S. government websites you didn’t know you could use.” “Overlooked and difficult to find, there are hundreds of thousands of U.S. … Continued

It’s All About the Benjamin’s Guide to Government

October 12, 2007

Writer, philanthropist, inventor, visionary…Mr. Franklin has done it again– well, in a manner of speaking, at least. Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids is an excellent resource for students, parents and teachers alike to explore all the basics of … Continued