The freeInteractive Constitution app for iOS and Android presents the full text of the US Constitution and features essays by leading scholars that detail areas of agreement and disagreement across a range of philosophical and legal perspectives. From the lower-right corner of the screen, users can access additional educational resources—such as lesson plans, videos, recordings of live debates, podcasts, and a Constitution Daily Blog. Created by the National Constitution Center, in partnership with the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society, this nonpartisan resource is featured by the College Board in its Advanced Placement history and government courses. Cost: Free
The Pop History Dig is a magazine-styled website with more than 250 stories that cover a range of topics, often focusing on the history and power of popular culture. One goal of the site is to use the visibility of popular culture—its music, film, literature, and famous personalities—to engage readers on topics ranging from civil rights history to the power of the entertainment industry.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum invites teachers and students to participate in “Anniversary in the Schools,” a freewebinar commemorating the seventeenth anniversary of 9/11. The webinar, broadcast from inside the 9/11 Museum, connects students and teachers from around the world with museum staff and guest speakers to learn about the attacks and the importance of commemoration.
The 57th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) will be held in Washington, DC, from March 2 to March 9, 2019. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action.