Classroom Resources Overview
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GenerationNation educates and engages K‐12 students to lead in their schools, communities
and nation. Smart, fun, engaging programs tied to Common Core and other educational goals
connect classroom activities with hands‐on experiences to build civic literacy and leadership
from an early age.
Tied to Common Core and NC Essential Standards for Social Studies
Interdisciplinary, integrating the study of government, citizenship and leadership into
Useful tools that connect real‐life experiences and current events with the classroom
education to increase student interest and comprehension
Easy to use, flexible and adaptable, plug into existing lesson plans, fit time requirements
and curriculum goals
Organized in one place – you don’t have to search the web for content
Relevant, usable and regularly updated throughout the year
Non‐partisan, and non‐political
Resources and tools at www.GenerationNation.org: Learning Center/Classroom Resource
Library, civic education resource links, government info, videos, games, etc.
Curriculum from civic education partners: GenerationNation, Kids Voting USA, Civic
Education Consortium, CSPAN, iCivics, Newspaper in Education, National Action Civics
Collaborative, and others.
Local and state government resources, editable presentations, easy‐to‐understand
information and hands‐on learning opportunities connecting students with government,
leaders, policies, elections, issues and decisions
Educational guides for civic learning experiences including Constitution Day, Election Day,
MLK Day, President’s Day, State of the Union, Black History Month, local government issues,
Elections and Voting, Debates, civic leadership and more.
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Digital content, current events and learning opportunities to help your students to connect
local, state, national and global issues, personal experiences and historical events, explore
student voice, and build knowledge and skills.