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The First 100 Days and Beyond: Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources for Teaching the Executive Branch

JANUARY 15, 2021

To mark the beginning of a new presidency, use these resources to teach the first 100 days and the road beyond.  

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Teaching About the Capitol Riot: Resources for Classroom Conversations Surrounding the Capitol Insurrection

JANUARY 12, 2021

iCivics has rounded up resources for teachers to have meaningful classroom discussions surrounding the Capitol riot.

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Assaults on Our Constitutional Democracy and How We Navigate Forward

JANUARY 07, 2021

iCivics' Executive Director, Louise Dubé, shares a statement on the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol. 

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Product Announcement

Just Released! Counties Work: Texas

DECEMBER 08, 2020

Gameplay that lets students shape the future of their communities.

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News Story

TWU, iCivics Launch Digital Game to Promote Civic Engagement

DECEMBER 08, 2020

iCivics has partnered with the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University to launch Counties Work: Texas, a first-of-its-kind digital game to teach young Texans about local government and how to solve community problems. 

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Farewell to Flash, Hello to More!

DECEMBER 04, 2020

Although we're saying goodbye to Adobe Flash and a few iCivics games at the end of the year, we've upgraded the majority of our game library to become even more equitable and inclusive!

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After the Election: Continuing to Empower Civic-Minded Students

DECEMBER 03, 2020

iCivics Director of Social Engagement, Amber Coleman-Mortley, share strategies parents and educators can employ after the election and throughout the year to empower students to continue learning and engaging.

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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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Product Announcement

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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