In this webinar, we discuss tips for making meaningful connections between current events and your curriculum and strategies for navigating partisan politics in diverse classrooms.
This middle school curriculum leads students in an examination of identity, membership and belonging, and civic participation through an analysis of historical case studies and literature.
Explore approaches to teaching the election that focus on the history of voting, health of democracy, the factors that shape our civic decision-making, and the power of youth agency and voice.
This Explainer defines the term political polarization and provides information on how it impacts US politics and society.
Get our toolkit to learn how to strengthen your students' civic skills and knowledge. Our guide includes flexible activities and strategies ranging from one class period to a semester-long elective or independent civic action project.
This Teaching Ideas uses our Free and Fair Elections Explainer to help students reflect on the importance of elections, define the phrase “free and fair elections,” and learn about electoral systems in their region.
These six activities help students reflect on the past school year, celebrate their school community, and look ahead to what comes next.
Explore ideas around access to voting by learning about India’s general election and the country’s commitment to ensuring that all voters are close to a polling station.
The Iowa caucuses are the first chance voters in the US have to cast a ballot in support of a presidential candidate. Help students understand how the caucuses work, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of voting in person, and explore the question of whether Iowa should be the first state to vote.