Government & Civics


State of the Union recap for students


In this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama called attention to the plight of the middle class and laid out his plans for changes to education policy. Continue reading


The State of the Union Address – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Students will discuss the elements of a successful political speech and watch President Obama’s State of the Union address. Continue reading


Resources for teaching the March on Washington


August 28, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King’s famed “I Have a Dream” speech. This anniversary presented…read more


A teachers’ guide to the 114th Congress


Curious about the 114th Congress? We’ve got you covered, from predicted hot topics and the latest congressional demographics to the presidential veto. 1. Drama and debate…read more


Key issues for students to watch this Congress


The 114th session of Congress begins today. Tell your class to keep an eye on these key issues during the session and check out our…read more

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