C-SPAN Classroom Deliberations
C-SPAN Classroom has launched "Deliberations", a website designed to engage students in classroom deliberations about current issues being debated in Congress. On the website you will find a carefully selected set of C-SPAN video clips, along with newspaper articles that concisely present the leading positions on new issues. Teacher will find handouts, lesson plans, and deliberation strategies that make it easy to engage students and measure their understanding on the issues. Discussion topics include unemployment and the proposed Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution. New topics will be added regularly.
Related Tools & Resources
C-SPAN Classroom round-up of all things economics includes video clips of the current debt ceiling crisis as well as money management and gas prices.
C-SPAN Classroom provides resources for the 2012 election season.
Video clips of various political leaders correlating to their respective section of the U.S. Constitution.
StudentCam 2013 is C-SPAN’s annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think seriously about issues that affect our communities and our nation.
Unedited, gavel-to-gavel coverage of congressional floor debates, hearings, and public-affairs addresses.