Anyone Home?

SIPS Lesson

Are you looking for a creative way to introduce the federal lawmaking process? Check out Anyone Home, our 15 minute lesson, using political cartoons.

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Florida Standards and Florida EoC aligned instructional support materials for 7th grade civics.

Civics in a Snap Lessons

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15-20 Minute Lesson plans for all K-5 NGSSS civics benchmarks, aligned with relevant ELA Florida Standards.

Civics Connection

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Video lessons that engages former members of Congress to help high school students understand Congress.

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The C3 Framework, Elementary Social Studies, and ELL Students

February 1st, 2018

Many of the folks that read this blog and work in secondary civic and social studies education have considered ways in which they might incorporate the C3 Framework into the work that they do. This is no doubt just as true for elementary social studies educators (they, like Santa, DO... Read Post ›

Interesting Upcoming Webinar!

February 1st, 2018

Our Curriculum Director, Val McVey, based out of our Connecticut office, passes along these upcoming webinars which may be of interest to folks in the field! The History and Memory webinar seems especially promising! “Technology and Digital Media in the Social Studies Classroom”: Thursday, February 8, 3:30-4:30. Experts... Read Post ›

Congressional Data Challenge from Library of Congress

February 1st, 2018

An interesting competition has come out, offered by the Library of Congress, and folks with a creative, analytical, and/or technological bent might find it fun and worth a shot. The Library of Congress is looking for some interesting and unique ways to use and analyze Congressional data. Take a... Read Post ›

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