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Register with C-SPAN Classroom Today! Are you a teacher? Register with C-SPAN Classroom Today! C-SPAN Tweets. PBS Election. Youth Leadership Initiative. Ahaglin Account | Log out Teacher Code:NY1599-001 Join the 96,545 teachers who’ve discovered YLI.

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Go to the Teacher Dashboard YLI, a program of the University of Virginia Center for Politics, develops FREE education resources designed to assist civics teachers, and encourage students to participate in the political process. AP Central Classroom Resources. Constitutional Rights Foundation. History and Current Issues for the Classroom.

We the People. NIFI. Crash Course: U.S. Government and Politics. 2016 Presidential Candidates & Election News. Free Lesson Plans and Games for Learning Civics. Civics Matters Curriculum - The Voter's Self Defense System - Vote Smart. Annenberg Classroom. Decision 2016 Course Syllabus ❘ PenPal Schools.

About This Course Decision 2016 connects students from across the United States to study and share perspectives on issues at the center of the 2016 US presidential election.

Decision 2016 Course Syllabus ❘ PenPal Schools

Students develop reading, writing, and critical thinking skills while learning about the economy, healthcare, immigration, energy, and education. During each weekly lesson students will watch a video, read an article, and exchange perspectives with their PenPals. Students Will Learn Course Includes Original VideosWeekly ArticlesPhotosInfographicsNational StatisticsVocabulary ChartsPrintable Classroom ActivitiesGrading Rubrics for TeachersCourse Completion Certification Syllabus Week 1: Education Week 1 explores Education in the United States.

Sample Discussion Question: Do you think standardized testing can help the government improve schools? Week 2: The Economy The Economy consistently ranks as the most important issue among US voters. Week 3: Immigration Week 4: Energy and the Environment Week 5: Health Care Reviews. Student Governmental Affairs Program. AP U.S. Government & Politics Test Score Calculator - AP Pass. This calculator is based on the 2009 released exam with the latest updated scoring guidelines and curve.

AP U.S. Government & Politics Test Score Calculator - AP Pass

Why is my grade curved? Once the total composite scores are calculated, Collegeboard curves them differently each year to keep consistent standards and regular pass rates, which means we can only estimate based off of previous years. Why use AP Pass? I use only past released exam formulas published by Collegeboard, which makes AP Pass the most accurate and up-to-date calculator available. Entering your scores might just give you a confidence boost for your test!

Ads that help support this site! Election 2016: Lesson Plans and Digital Resources for Educators. This election has been unlike any in modern history.

Election 2016: Lesson Plans and Digital Resources for Educators

According to a survey of educators by Teaching Tolerance, the campaign’s contentious tone has spilled over into classrooms. Presidential elections are exciting for students and provide an opportunity to discuss and debate a range of issues in the classroom. But this year, that excitement is more likely to turn into conflict. Setting ground rules and promoting civility in debates can help students avoid conflicts and encourage fruitful debates.

How? Once you've covered these basics, students will be better equipped to explore, discuss, and debate the issues. CBS This Morning: Eye Opener. Center for the Study of the American Constitution. We have provided some suggestions on how to use various parts of our website.

Center for the Study of the American Constitution

Most are based in the documents found within the Ratification, Confederation, and Founders Pages. Since many state standards of instruction emphasize the use of primary sources, all of our suggestions are focused on using and interpreting documents. It should be noted that these are merely suggestions and that some modification may be warranted based on grade level and other classroom considerations. A Series of Lesson Plan Books Published by the CSAC The Creation and Ratification of the Constitution (pdf) Part I. Scripted Conversations: The Federalist and Antifederalists Debate the Constitution (pdf) Scripted Conversations: The Supreme Court on Executive Power (pdf) Lesson Plans Using Materials on the CSAC Website Lesson Plans by CSAC Fellows Lessons Relating to the Confederation Period Lessons Relating to the Philadelphia Convention. GoPo Pro. Divided States of America. VICE: VICE Special Report: A House Divided. Constitution USA.

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Constitutional Underpinnings

Political Beliefs and Behaviors. Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media. Institutions of National Government: Congress. Institutions of National Government: The Presidency. Institutions of National Government: The Bureaucracy. Institutions of National Government: Federal Courts. Public Policy. Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. Test Bank. Textbooks. Class Pages. Review Materials. Current Events. Professional Development.