Curriculum 6 Ways to Help Students Make Sense of the Capitol Siege
A week after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, teachers are helping students figure out how the country got to this point.
Federal Opinion What the Assault on the Capitol Means for Educators
Last week's assault on the seat of the American government points to a larger civic challenge that we must address together.
Student Well-Being Opinion How to Support Your Students Following a Traumatic News Day
Educators share their thoughts about what to do in school when the nation faces difficult moments.
Social Studies Insurgency at the U.S. Capitol: A Dreaded, Real-Life Lesson Facing Teachers
Classroom teachers have the difficult task this week of helping their students make sense of what happened at the Capitol.
Social Studies Teachers of Color More Likely Than White Peers to Tackle 'Controversial' Civics Topics
They were also more likely to emphasize teaching the Bill of Rights and the responsibilities of citizenship, a recent survey found.
Teaching & Learning With Name Changes, Schools Transform Racial Reckoning Into Real-Life Civics Lessons
Educators and students find educational value in an effort to rename the school made famous by the movie “Remember the Titans.”
Social Studies Disinformation Is Rampant. Here's How Teachers Are Combatting It
Online spread of false information—like the recent claims of voter fraud—poses ongoing challenges for civics teachers.
Social Studies Opinion We Americans Risk Losing the Ability to Govern Ourselves. Better Civics Education Can Help
The ability to discern fact from fiction and to recognize reliable news is fundamental, writes News Literacy Project's Charles Salter.
Social Studies Video Teaching About a Divisive Election—and What Comes Next
Five social studies teachers discuss their experiences teaching about the most crucial and controversial parts of a chaotic election season.