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Civic Education

Wall Street Journal Op-ed: Teaching Better Civics for Better Citizens (Abstract)

May 18 2015 - 11:14am

American students are alarmingly unfamiliar with the essential elements of democracy.


By Sandra Day O'Connor and John Glenn


Announcement: Ohio Civics Partnership Established

Mar 5 2015 - 1:01pm

The Capitol Square Foundation, the John Glenn College at The Ohio State University, and iCivics today announced a partnership to create a web based, interactive citizenship curriculum...

5 Hacks For Your iCivics Classroom

Feb 11 2015 - 10:58am


5 Hacks For Your iCivics Classroom

Feb 11 2015 - 10:58am


The Forgotten "C"

Jan 8 2015 - 12:22pm

College and career readiness are two common themes in education today.  In fact, most states have created, or are working to create, a college and career readiness...

Teaching Elections After Election Season

Nov 5 2014 - 11:41am

Now that election season is over and mass media has...

Between the Lines: Why Civic Education Matters

Oct 2 2014 - 12:36pm

I was listening to a back-to-school guest speaker talk about bullying in schools. I was shocked how to hear that bullying has become an epidemic for American students. The guest speaker suggested that...

Joyce Pilot Recap

Sep 30 2014 - 12:31pm

As a member of the iCivics pilot program for teachers in Indianapolis, I was honored to be asked to share not only my experience as an attendee of the institute, but also how my attendance...

Celebrate Constitution Day with iCivics

Sep 17 2014 - 11:37am


The Pursuit of Civic Classroom Happiness

Sep 11 2014 - 12:01pm

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights...