iCivics Blog and News

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Many Hands, One Space: Tackling the Challenges of Remote Learning

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member, Jenifer Hitchcock shares remote learning strategies she has used to build community and keep students engaged in her virtual classroom. 

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A timely moment in a major presidential election year to explore voting and the Constitution

SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

iCivics' Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Julie Silverbrook, discusses how the Constitution did not explicitly provide the right to vote.

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Apply to Join iCivics' Educator Network: A Premier Professional Learning Experience

SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

Serve as an ambassador for iCivics and join fellow educators who are championing high-quality equitable civic education, empowering students to engage as citizens in our democracy.

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Power to the (Young) People! New Election Activities for Students

SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

Explore iCivics' newest non-partisan election activities for students that can be used at home — the Students Power Elections Guide and Win the White House Family Guide.

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Makematic Gets Support from ClickView, iCivics, Participate and Adobe to launch TOM, a Free Masterclass in Teaching Online

SEPTEMBER 02, 2020

This free professional development resource is designed to support educators grappling with the transition to remote teaching and learning.

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Teaching Online: Getting from Surviving to Thriving

SEPTEMBER 01, 2020

iCivics' Chief Education Officer, Emma Humphries, shares advice for getting from surviving the day to driving meaningful student engagement to building a thriving online classroom community. 

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2020 Presidential Candidate Guide for Students

AUGUST 31, 2020

Use the free guide to help students compare and contrast presidential candidates. 

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iCivics Lessons Optimized for Student-Led Learning on Nearpod

AUGUST 24, 2020

Try these iCivics lessons on Nearpod that are perfect for transitioning quickly between in-person and remote learning.

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Classroom Election Activities and Ideas, Ideal for Remote Learning

AUGUST 18, 2020

Need ideas for remote and in-person election activities? Here are tips for students from elementary to high school. 

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Games for Change Student Challenge

AUGUST 14, 2020

iCivics supported the game design prompt, Get The Party Started, to help students examine party politics.

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