Learning Center

GenerationNation's Learning Center is your resource for curriculum, resources, educational tools, and hands-on activities that help your students to build civic literacy, civic engagement, and civic leadership from an early age. Curriculum and resources are based on literacy, curriculum standards, and critical thinking.

How to use the Learning Center


Thanksgiving: A National Holiday

Getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving? In addition to giving thanks, use this holiday as an opportunity for civic learning.

Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a civic learning opportunity. Explore explore history, civics, reading and writing, 21st century content and more. Here are a few great resources!

Election 2017 resources

Learn, think, decide, and vote! Find lesson plans, resources, activities, and nonpartisan information about the candidates, issues, election, government, news, and more

Community Letter

Students will use the example of an important community issue (Community Letter) to practice reading and analyzing informational text, and using the information to take informed civic action through interviews and sharing of feedback with officials.

September 11

In addition to learning about what happened in 2001, you can use 9-11 as a civic learning opportunity for family or classroom dialogue.

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Resource Toolkit

#Election2016: K-12 Lessons and Activities

Election 2016 Student Vote

Student activities

K-12 teachers


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