ERIC Number: ED415176
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Internet Resources for Civic Educators. ERIC Digest.
Pinhey, Laura A.
The Internet is an important resource for K-12 citizenship education teachers. Curriculum guides, lesson plans, government documents, conference proceedings, databases, photographs, and multimedia files provide the classroom teacher with a variety of materials including many primary sources. An annotated list of 15 World Wide Web sites are identified for citizenship educators. The descriptive list features C-SPAN Online; THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet; AskERIC; Center for Civic Education; Civic Practices Network; Civnet; Close Up Foundation; Constitution Society; Constitutional Rights Foundation; DemocracyNet; Elections Around the World; Parliaments Around the World; Electronic Model Congress; Government Information Exchange; and International Constitutional Law. (JH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizenship Education, Civics, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources, Internet, Social Studies, World Wide Web
ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, 2805 East Tenth Street, Suite 120, Bloomington, IN, 47408; phone: 800-266-3815.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.