American Bar Association Division for Public Education
The American Bar Association Division for Public Education has a "Conversations on the Constitution
" section. This section features conversation topics, starters, and lesson plans for classrooms and the workplace based upon the US Constitution. A great resource that links closely with our approach here at AMVA.com.
ChannelOne is an online news service designed for teens, with a self-proclaimed mission to "to spark debate and discussion among teens, and also discussion between young people and their parents and educators, on the important issues affecting young people in America." The site includes many interactive news stories, games, quizzes, and more.
The US Department of Citizenship and Immigration Services website offers a great variety of civic learning materials on their website for people studying to become American citizens. These are great tools for any American, however, to learn about our government. Materials include: flash cards, quick civics lessons, and sample civics quizzes.
The Communications Center Inc
For additional training and facilitating on dialogue practices, see the website of The Communications Center, Inc.
Missouri Bar Online Civics Library
Missouri Bar has an online civics education library that includes more than 50 articles explaining the U.S. Constitution and its amendments, lesson plans, handouts, fun facts, time line, and statistics. A great resource for any civics education lesson. Click here.
The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation
To learn more about the many forms of dialogue, see the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation.
Our Values is a website dedicated to promoting civil discussion of values and ethics in America.
Using the Internet for Your Research
This guide is to help inform group members about using the Internet for discussions. It was put together by Rachel Brekhus, the Humanities Refrence Librarian at Ellis Library, University of Missouri-Columbia.