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Five Ways to Teach Constitution Day September 17

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 14, 2012 - 7:38am

Constitution Day is considered the birthday of the United States government. On September 17, 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Convention gathered and signed the the U.S. constitution. Congress made Constitution...

Peanuts gang explains the Constitutional Convention

Constitution Day Video by Peanuts

Heather Neal - Monday, September 17, 2012 - 4:39am

If you're spending time on on the Constitutional Convention of 1787 with your students this week, we have found a wealth of content for you. Rosemary listed Five Ways to Teach Constitution Day with quizzes,...

Celebrate the Constitution!

- Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:31pm

Constitution Day is September 17th. A federal law passed as part of an appropriations bill a decade ago mandates the teaching of the Constitution in all schools that receive federal funds. Schools all over the country...

10 Great Lessons To Help You Celebrate Constitution Day

Shayla McGhee - Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:15am

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” is a motto that rings true for the writers of the Constitution.  After realizing that the Articles of Confederation would not work, they...

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