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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Doing democracy!

Want to find great lessons, ideas and activities that help your students learn about elections, voting and democracy North Carolina? Check out the North Carolina Civic Education Consortium (CEC). CEC works with schools, governments, and community organizations to prepare North Carolina's young people to be active, responsible citizens. The Consortium offers professional development for teachers and free, online lesson plans in the Database of Civic Resources.

Selected lessons and activities

Find more in the Database of Civic Resources

What Kind of Citizen Are You?
Doing Democracy
Can You Hear Me NOW? North Carolina’s Pre-Registration Law   and accompanying PPT
How Do I Pre-Register and Vote in North Carolina?
North Carolina’s Proposed Voter ID Bill
The Twenty-Sixth Amendment & the Power of Youth
Roles & Powers of the President
Propaganda & Spin
The Electoral College
Political Parties and Conventions   and accompanying PPT