Sponsored by KQED Learning, Do Now is a weekly activity for students to engage in and respond to current issues using social media tools such as Twitter. Do Now aims to build civic engagement and digital literacy for youth. Recent issues include “Should We Use Drones to Pollinate Crops?” “Should College Tuition Be Free?” “Is Social Media Making You Sick?”
The Civics Renewal Network is a consortium of nonpartisan, nonprofit organizations committed to strengthening civic life in the United States by increasing the quality of civics education in our nation's schools and improving accessibility to high-quality, no-cost learning materials.
Facing History and Ourselves is exploring “What Makes Democracy Work?”in conversations with people whose insights from history, politics, literature, and civic life help us consider what it takes to sustain democracy in our societies today.
For social studies educators who want to actively engage their students in learning about government, law, economics, or citizenship, The Civic Mirror created by Action-Ed Learning Resources, brings these subjects to life both in class and online.