Federal Courts’ Naturalization Ceremonies are Living Civics Lessons
Students will participate in real-life civics lessons at naturalization ceremonies scheduled at National Park Service (NPS) sites and other iconic places—from Ellis Island to Pearl Harbor—in celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day* on Friday, Sept. 16.
Rebecca Fanning, national outreach manager for the federal courts, shares the best ways to engage students of all ages in the celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.
" Latino Americans " is a landmark six-hour documentary featuring interviews with nearly 100 Latinos and more than 500 years of history. Watch online and find free lesson plans and resources to accompany this important educational series.
Teaching about 9/11 can be difficult for many reasons. It is an emotionally and politically charged event, and for many educators, especially in the greater New York City area, the topic simply hits too close to home. However, as the years pass, it becomes more evident just how important it is that we embark down this road with our students.