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Annenberg Classroom offers a wide array of educational resources under a single umbrella, including curricula, lesson plans, multimedia programs in both video and audio formats and other teaching materials. The web site includes discussions with Supreme Court Justices, experts and educators from around the world. Search by keyword, by subject area or by state to find one of the richest sets of online teaching aids and professional development materials available in a single location.

    New multiplayer game teaches students about the Bill of Rights

    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

      Americans know surprisingly little about their government, survey finds

      Americans show great uncertainty when it comes to answering basic questions about how their government works, a survey conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center has found. The survey was released for Constitution Day, Sept. 17, in conjunction with the launch of the Civics Renewal Network.

        Civics Renewal Network launches on 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.
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          Annenberg Classroom documentaries win CINE Golden Eagle awards

          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
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