Educators

high school students

 

TEACHERS: For materials ready-to-use in your classrooms to prepare students to be responsible voters and citizens, check the internet civics courses and resources listed below.

Internet Civics Education Courses

These well-respected sources contain lessons and supplemental materials and activities for teachers including lessons on voting and civic participation, grades K-12.

  • iCivics  Teachers founded and led by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, offers relevant TEKS- aligned lessons, K-12, which are organized into 15, easy-to-use curriculum units. Each lesson incorporates lesson plans and optional assessments, games, web quests, and drafting board topics. The site requires users to register at no cost.
  • Law-Related Education  The State Bar of Texas provides TEKS-aligned, K-12 civics lessons. Spanish language materials are also available.
  • Project V.O.T.E. Hosted by the Texas Secretary of State, provides puzzles and games designed to help students become knowledgeable, responsible voters. It also includes a guide for a gubernatorial mock election for 2018.
  • Keys to the Courthouse; Curriculum Enrichment Program for Youth Hosted by the Texas Association of Counties, complies with TEKS social study requirements, provides functions of elected county officials in Texas, the primary services offered by county government, the justice process at the county level, elections and voting, and the financing of county government. 

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League Resources

Provide a voter registration program at your school: Ask your local League to help!

Ensure staff and educators are empowered to vote!

The Law and High School Voter Registration