18 September, 2013
The Michigan Center for Civic Education is pleased to be partnering once again with the Michigan Council for the Social Studies, Michigan Council on Economic Education, and the Michigan Geographic Alliance.
05 September, 2013
We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, an internationally acclaimed civics textbook for high school students, is now available as a Web-based enhanced ebook that can be read on nearly any device, including Macs and PCs, Apple iPads and iPhones, Android tablets and smart phones, and Windows 8 touch-screen devices.
04 September, 2013
Although MCCE believes that students should learn about the Constitution and Bill of Rights every day, Constitution Day provides schools with an opportunity to emphasize the importance of this document.
23 August, 2013
The 52nd Annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP), established in 1962 by a United States Senate Resolution, will be held in Washington D.C. the week of March 8-15, 2014. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend the week in Washington D.C. experiencing their national government in action.
22 August, 2013
The Oakland Press
The State Bar of Michigan awarded 21 sixth graders at the Cranbrook Girls Middle School first place in the annual State Bar of Michigan Law Day Contest.
14 August, 2013
Do you know a teacher you feel is deserving of this recognition, perhaps even you?
The Michigan Civic Education Teacher of the Year Award is given annually to elementary or secondary teachers of civics, government and law-related education who have demonstrated exceptional expertise in preparing students to become informed and engaged citizens.
16 July, 2013
Join us at the Michigan/Great Lakes Social Studies Conference to be held Friday, October 18 - Saturday, October 19 2013 at the Ramada Lansing Hotel and Conference Center. The Michigan Center for Civic Education is pleased to be partnering once again with the Michigan Council for Social Studies, Michigan Council on Economic Education, and the Michigan Geographic Alliance. Each of the content organizations is responsible for organizing a strand of the conference. Workshops of special interest to teachers of civics, government and law include:
05 June, 2013
The Michigan Center for Civic Education is partnering with the Michigan Council for Social Studies, Michigan Council on Economic Education, and the Michigan Geographic Alliance to present the Michigan/Great Lakes Social Studies Conference on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in Lansing,
21 May, 2013
"Twenty-nine exceptionally bright students from Howell High School in Michigan won a competition on their knowledge of the Constitution. As the winners of this competition , they came to Washington, D.C. the last weekend in April to participate in the national finals of the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution program.
06 May, 2013
Do you have a program or resource to share with teachers to help educate youth for engaged, responsible citizenship? Consider presenting at the Michigan/Great Lakes Social Studies Conference to be held October 18-19 at the Ramada Lansing Hotel and Conference Center.
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