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We the People of the United States: Teachers put focus on U.S. Constitution

Tom Brader stood in front of his AP U.S. History class and held a rubber band. He said the United States Constitution contains an elasticity that makes the document invaluable.

“It’s living and breathing, it stretches and contorts,” he said. “That’s what makes the Constitution so strong.”

Classes throughout the Quakertown Community School District revised lesson plans on Monday, the 231st anniversary of the day the U.S. Constitution was signed in Philadelphia, back in 1787. Teachers engaged students in a variety of ways related to the document, which gives this country's citizens their freedoms.

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