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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7th Grade Civics Resources

Middle School

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

Civics in a Snap Lessons

Elementary School

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

Civics Connection

High School

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

Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional development covering virtually any content area or pedagogy relevant to K-12 civics.

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New Online PD Cohort for Discussion and Deliberation Starting Soon!

January 5th, 2018

Friends, we have talked about this effort before, but we are sharing this again because we believe it is an incredible opportunity for learning, collaboration, and cohort building. This is a way in which your students can develop their own civic skills and dispositions, and for teachers to consider new... Read Post ›

Introducing Kid Citizen

December 15th, 2017

Good afternoon, civics friends. As you know, the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship has a great many resources for elementary civics, including our Civics in a Snap lessons. There are, of course, other great resources available for elementary civic education as well, and I am excited to share with you... Read Post ›

Free PD on Discussion Models for teachers in California, Florida, North Carolina

December 5th, 2017

Friends, for the past couple of years, FJCC has partnered with the Constitutional Rights Foundation USA on a variety of projects. This includes a Gates-funded effort around peer-lead professional development concerning academic discussion models. These models offer a great deal of opportunity for rich and engaging discussion among students. Apparently,... Read Post ›

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