Civics is Essential!
With its strong focus on civics and inquiry a new framework for social studies instruction is in the process of being developed and is designed to help educators expand social studies and civic education in the K-12 classroom
Visit Pearson’s website to learn the latest insider information on the new College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework and how it will affect your world. The site has helpful resources, newsletters, a C3 community and much more!
National Council for Social Studies: the largest association in the country devoted solely to social studies education. Visit "www.SocialStudies.org" on Constitution Day to see the C3 Framework!
A thoughtful understanding of citizenship and civic life is one of the goals we have for all of our students as they move on toward college and the workplace. These six engaging classroom projects are ones students will remember and take in to their adult lives. Congratulations to these winners!
Write a synopsis of your favorite idea, project or lesson that actively engages your students in learning about civics and their own role in a civic society. If you can, attach a relevant classroom photo, video or pdf (such as a video of your idea in action or reproducible lesson plan.)