Travel is a great way to enhance your civics knowledge. It’s a fascinating way to learn about America through the lens of hikes, road trips, and really any mode of travel. Recently, I taught my Jr. High civics students a lesson about travel using three principles: 1. You leave home (travel) to find things different, […]
Simple Civics 101
The Legislative Branch The Legislative Branch is the least popular branch among Americans. You may likely be one of those Americans who disapproves of Congress. They make law, but some would argue that they do nothing (which is good, because then there are fewer laws to follow)! Ironically, We the People elect those who serve […]
Action, not Anger!
People are asking Common Sense Civics and Citizenship what they can do about the quarantine and various aspects of life in a COVID-19 world. First, it’s a big country. I can guarantee that not everyone thinks or feels the same way about the virus as you do. My purpose here is to educate, not entertain […]