Thousands of immigrants from across the globe will be sworn in as American citizens, while students nationwide will take part in the “Preamble Challenge” to celebrate Constitution Day (Sept. 17).
In time for Constitution Day, Annenberg Classroom has released three videos dealing with constitutional protections and the rule of law, including habeas corpus in the Guantanamo Bay detention cases. Also back this fall is a popular online course about the Constitution from scholar Kermit Roosevelt.
Annenberg Classroom’s That’s Your Right game has been named a finalist for a 2015 Games for Change Award. The game, a single- or multiplayer digital card game that teaches students about the first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, was named one of the three finalists for Best Gameplay.
PHILADELPHIA — Just in time for Bill of Rights Day (Dec. 15), Annenberg Classroom has released the multiplayer version of a game for middle and high-school students that challenges them to apply their knowledge of the Constitution to everyday legal scenarios. Annenberg Classroom’s “That’s Your Right” game lets students compete against each other online in
On Sept. 17, 2014, 47 students and their teachers gathered in Washington, D.C. as part of a coast-to-coast celebration to commemorate Constitution Day.
Constitution Day, Wednesday, Sept. 17, and the 225th anniversary of the drafting of the Bill of Rights will be celebrated by events spanning the nation, including naturalization ceremonies at iconic sites, students taking the “Preamble Challenge,” a panel in Washington examining the role of civics in American life, and the start-up of an online resource for civics education. The daylong commemoration will launch the Civics Renewal Network, a collaboration among 26 groups, including the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Annenberg Classroom documentary “Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio" has received a 2014 CINE Special Jury Award, chosen as one of the best films from among recipients of the 2013 CINE Golden Eagle Award from the Council on International Nontheatrical Events.
Annenberg Classroom’s documentaries “The Right to Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizona” and “Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio” have received the CINE Golden Eagle Award. The 25-minute film “The Right to Remain Silent” details the U.S. Supreme Court case of Miranda v. Arizona, the landmark decision that ensured the right to consult an attorney and
Annenberg Classroom (www.AnnenbergClassroom.org), a civics education resource for high school social studies teachers and students offered by APPC’s Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics, has been named a 2011 Clarion Award winner in the online media category. The Annenberg Classroom website houses APPC’s award-winning, comprehensive multimedia curriculum on the Constitution – which includes videos, books, interactive
The new website – AnnenbergClassroom.org – combines and connects the Policy Center’s award-winning multimedia curriculum on the Constitution with daily civics news and student discussion. The website now houses all of APPC’s popular civics education resources, including Student Voices, an innovative youth civic engagement program that features “Speak Outs,” articles on current events and news