Welcome to Civil

The easiest way to teach current events

We break down important political topics so you can spend more time teaching. Navigate information and media bias with our slides,  historical context, activities, and more.

What We Offer

Open political discussion

Politics have become more complicated and contentious than ever. We ensure educators can lead with confidence by providing the facts, data, and opinions they need.

Spend more time teaching

As a teacher, your time is valuable. Our platform saves you stressful hours of lesson planning with content catered to work in any classroom, from Civics, APGOV, APUSH, and more.

Prepare students for the modern political world

Offer your students the opportunity to develop their civic skillset with the relevant modern political topics they are passionate about.

Module Library

An Expanding Library of Topics

Our Modules cover important current events like Immigration, Voting, and climate change, saving you hours of research and planning with content catered to work with your curriculum.

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Module Features

All the Resources You Need

Every topic module provides the resources to engage students through research, debate, activities, discussion questions, and more. Click below to learn more about each section.


Get your bearings quickly with historical events, policies, and terms that shaped important issues today.


Immediately identify partisan narratives with a deep dive into the facts and opinions that influence your student’s beliefs.

Contemporary Issues

Dive into specific subtopics that dominate news headlines and your students' social media feeds.

Classroom Content

Find interesting content effortlessly with a diverse collection of videos, podcasts, news articles, and more.


Make lesson planning easier with prepared, hands-on lessons, simulations, and discussion questions.

What is Civil?

Civil provides teachers with a library of resources to safely discuss divisive current events with their students. For each topic, we provide historical context, analysis of modern issues, multimedia content, and engaging activities. Through exposure to other perspectives, we help teachers train students to be civil, empathetic, and critical thinkers.

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