Programming Encouraging Civic Engagement Through Media Literacy

At the start of 2024, PBS KIDS began rolling out a slate of civics-themed content across a range of both new and existing series, encouraging children to get involved in their communities and learn more about what is happening around them.

Education Initiative Promoting Civic Literacy and Engagement

As the nation’s record keeper and home of the founding documents of the United States, the National Archives is uniquely positioned to promote civic literacy and engagement. By studying examples of civic engagement in the past, students will better understand their rights and responsibilities and be prepared to participate in their communities in the present.

Activities Examining the Complex Effects of Technology

While there are many movements encouraging teachers to integrate technology into their classrooms, as well as STEM/STEAM initiatives aimed at increasing students’ technological skills, there have been few initiatives or curricula aimed at helping students pursue a technology education that delves into the varied effects of technology through ecological and critical lenses.