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Center for Civic Education 

The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in California. The Center is dedicated to promoting a responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy.

The principal goals of the Center for Civic Education are to:

  • Help students develop an increased understanding of the institutions of constitutional democracy,
  • The skills necessary to participate as competent and responsible citizens,
  • The willingness to use democratic procedures for making decisions and managing conflict.

The Center offers free lesson plans about the U.S. Constitution, the role of citizens in a democracy, and voter education. 60-Second Civics is the Center's daily podcast and quiz that offers students a brief and entertaining way to learn about the U.S. Constitution and laws. Visit the Center online at www.civiced.org. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CenterforCivicEducation or on Twitter at @CivicEducation.

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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH WORD CLOUDS
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Students will create “word clouds” using excerpts of letters and speeches by famous women. Students may use the Internet and visit the free website...
The Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and Today
  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson asks students to examine the arguments for and against the Equal Rights Amendment. If you are a School Violence Prevention teacher, you...
WOMEN’S HISTORY WAX MUSEUM
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
This women's history activity is a fun addition to a standard research report about men and women who played a role in the woman suffrage movement...