EDUCATION EVENTS

 

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Voting Rights

March 11, 2024, 12:15 PM

Civics for All of US Webinar - Voting Rights, The Constitution and Representative Government (Grades 6–8)

Using the Constitution, constitutional amendments, and legislation, students will explore the progression of voting rights in the United States and its impact on representative government. Additional primary source documents from the National Archives, including photographs and political cartoons, will enhance student understanding of the ways in which contemporary events and public civic engagement influence their lives today.

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The Constitution and Our Community

March 13, 2024, 12:15 PM

Civics for All of US Webinar -  The Constitution and Our Community (Grades 3-5)

During this program, students will explore the idea of community, hone their primary source analysis skills by examining government records, and connect the Constitution to their own lives.

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The Constitution Rules

March 13, 2024, 1:15 PM

Civics for All of US Student Webinar - The Constitution Rules! (Grades K–2)

During this program, students will explore the idea of different responsibilities in their community and analyze images that highlight the jobs of the three branches of government as outlined in the Constitution.

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Teaching  with National Archives

March 13, 2024, 6:00 PM

Teaching Presidential Elections with the National Archives

Join education specialists from several Presidential Libraries and Museums for this professional development program for educators on teaching elections with the records of the National Archives. Each participating Presidential Library will share an election story about their President and suggestions for engaging students in learning about this important civic process. With the 2024 presidential election right around the corner, this program will provide new ideas for using historical examples to teach elections in the classroom. Participating teachers will discover how to access classroom resources from the Presidential Libraries and Civics for All of US, the national civic education initiative of the National Archives.

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Voting Rights

March 14, 2024, 10:15 AM

Civics for All of US Student Webinar - No Conscription Without Representation: Voting Rights and the Constitution (Grades 9–12)

Using the Constitution, constitutional amendments, legislation, and a Supreme Court case, students will explore the progression of voting rights in the United States with particular focus on the effort to lower the voting age to 18. Additional primary source documents from the National Archives, including photographs, video recordings, and political cartoons, will enhance student understanding of the ways in which contemporary events and public civic engagement influence their lives today.

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The First Amaendment

March 14, 2024, 12:15 PM

Civics for All of US Student Webinar - The First Amendment: Five Rights in One! (Grades 3–5)

Students will explore the First Amendment freedoms from the Bill of Rights in this interactive and engaging civics program based on historical primary sources from the National Archives. Students will learn about the importance of First Amendment rights, identify examples in photographs and short written documents, and discover how to exercise those freedoms.

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The First Amaendment

March 15, 2024, 11:15 AM

Civics for All of US Student Webinar - Make Your Voice Count: Learning About the First Amendment (Grades K–2)

During this interactive civics program, students will explore the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights using primary historical sources to learn about the importance of rights and how to exercise their freedoms.

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