iCivics Blog and News

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Love Letters to Our Educators

NOVEMBER 19, 2020

We know how absolutely exhausting this year has been for teachers, as both a human beings and professionals, and we want to say thank you.

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Find iCivics at NCSS's 2020 Virtual Conference, December 4-6, 2020

NOVEMBER 18, 2020

The iCivics team is hosting engaging virtual sessions and panels on timely civics topics and new resources.

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New White Paper from iCivics & Generation Citizen Makes the Case for Equity and Diversity in Civic Education

NOVEMBER 18, 2020

Following nearly two years of research, a team has released a paper that outlines why civics has historically faced an equity problem, and makes suggestions for how to make the subject accessible and relevant to all students.

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Civic Learning Resources for Elementary Students

NOVEMBER 17, 2020

To better guide teachers in introducing civic concepts to students at the elementary level, here are some additional resources from iCivics and beyond.

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New DBQuest on Hamilton and the National Bank

NOVEMBER 13, 2020

Your students might know about Alexander Hamilton, but how well do they understand his role in creating our National Bank?  

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Tips for Keeping Control of Difficult Conversations in Virtual Classrooms

NOVEMBER 05, 2020

To help teachers keep control of student conversations on tough or timely topics in a virtual classroom, we are sharing highlights and tips from our recent webinar with Share My Lessons.

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News Story

iCivics' Executive Director, Louise Dubé, Pens Boston Globe Op-ed on Civic Education

OCTOBER 26, 2020

Teaching young people about political institutions — and their roles in them — is critical for repairing our country. 

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Teaching the Election and Current Events with iCivics

OCTOBER 22, 2020

Middle school teacher, Elizabeth Lucas (IA), shares tips and her experience in teaching the election.

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Singing to the Polls: Engaging Student Voice During the Election

OCTOBER 22, 2020

We sat down with iCivics Educator Network Member, Debra Tavaras, to discuss some of the amazing work she’s leading with students in the state of Georgia.

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Leaning In: Teaching Elections and Controversial Topics

OCTOBER 21, 2020

iCivics and Vote by Design hosted a free conversation with over 65+ educators to discuss teaching the 2020 election and controversial issues in a non-partisan way. 

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