National Constitution Center:Aug 23, 2014A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this year’s Constitution Hall Pass video lesson, “Constitution Day 2014: The Bill of Rights,” debuting on September 10, just before Constitution Day! Teachers can give their students a “hall pass” to travel through American history—without leaving the classroom!
http://bit.ly/UGMEJX | #ConDayNCC #edtech
National Constitution Center:Aug 22, 2014From now until Constitution Day on September 17, we are sharing fun facts about the signers of the Constitution. Can you guess this Founding Father?
“I had extensive political experience before coming to the Philadelphia convention, having served in the Continental Congress, my state senate, and as state governor. My fellow delegate and I did not arrive in Philadelphia until late July, as our home state refused to pay for our travel. After the convention, I continued my political career, serving as state governor several times as well as U.S. Senator. I also had the honor of serving as the first president pro tempore.”
http://bit.ly/1nH2spL | Countdown to #ConDayNCC
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at a new debate over the nature of local policing, and if a program of military giveaways may have had some seriously unfortunate consequences in the Ferguson situation.