Teaching the next generation to be engaged citizens. We create the capacity for K-12 teachers to improve educational outcomes in relevant and impactful ways.

K-8 Classroom Resources

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Read Aloud Lessons

Our Read Aloud Lessons give you titles and insights about the selected book to enhance your read aloud session and present civics learning in a fun, memorable way.

Literature-based Mock Trials

Literature-based Mock Trials

The literature-based mock trial is designed to focus on the literature that the students are reading in the classroom.

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Maggie's Civics Corner

Maggie’s Civics Corner is a tribute to the Rendell Center dog Maggie. Animals are a wonderful way to teach rights and responsibilities in a safe and welcoming way. 

8-12 Classroom Resources

Teaching the Supreme Court - Lessons

Supreme Court Lessons

These lessons lead students through a simulation of an actual Supreme Court case. They are carefully crafted and allow students to break down complex constitutional issues.

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Rendell Center Podcasts

Our podcast series gives you the opportunity to experience engaging information in an on-demand audio format.

Literature-based Mock Trials

Literature-based Mock Trials

The literature-based mock trial is designed to focus on the literature that the students are reading in the classroom.

Programs

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Citizenship Challenge

The Rendell Center’s Citizenship Challenge provides a unique opportunity for 4th and 5th grade classes to express themselves by answering a civics essay question regarding a current issue facing our democracy.

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Judicial Symposium

Thought leaders converge to discuss the meaning and impact of a fair and impartial judiciary

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Rendell Center Podcasts

Our podcast series gives you the opportunity to experience engaging information in an on-demand audio format.

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Constitution and First Amendment Webinars

This four-part series teaches Constitutional and Bill of Rights knowledge, and also methods for educating your students on these areas.

Professional Development

NEH Summer Institute, 2023

Summer Teachers' Institute

The Rendell Center provides distinctive learning opportunities for educators and offers significant financial assistance to help make participation possible. 

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Constitution and First Amendment Webinars

This four-part series teaches Constitutional and Bill of Rights knowledge, and also methods for educating your students on these areas.

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Rendell Center Podcasts

Our podcast series gives you the opportunity to experience engaging information in an on-demand audio format.

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Office Address

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Philadelphia, PA 19102

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