iCivics Blog and News

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Product Announcement

Our Drafting Board Resource is Evolving!

JULY 29, 2021

If you are a user of Drafting Board, please take note of the upcoming changes and how it may affect current and previous assignments.

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Blog Post

Tackling Civics: 5 Project Problems iCivics Helps Solve

JULY 28, 2021

iCivics Educator Network member, Andrew Swan, illustrates the problems iCivics' Civics Projects workbook helps solve—from pacing to organization.

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Measuring Up: Civics Projects and Assessment

JULY 22, 2021

iCivics Curriculum Associate, Lora De Salvo, explains how the iCivics Civics Projects workbook will make grading civics projects easier.

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Blog Post

Voting in France: no sticker, but so much joie de vivre

JULY 07, 2021

At iCivics, we encourage educators to look globally when teaching students about elections. Seeing how things are done differently elsewhere may provide insight into our systems. In this blog post, we explore France – Gabriel Neher's home nation.

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News Story

iCivics Joins Partnership for American Democracy to Support Transformative Change for the Renewal of Democracy

JULY 02, 2021

The nonpartisan nonprofit launched July 1 during an event featuring remarks from iCivics’ Executive Director Louise Dubé

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Blog Post

Bringing Civics to Life for Students Through Film

JUNE 14, 2021

One way to allow students to step inside of a civic experience and gain a deeper understanding of the function of government and the role that they play is through film. One resource you might use is Journeys in Film.

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Product Announcement

New Exploring Primary Sources Mini-Site Offers Free Primary Source Teaching Tools

MAY 17, 2021

Curated, free K-12 products and professional development from iCivics and partners for teaching primary sources online.

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Blog Post

MCCPA Uses iCivics to Connect with Community: Young Leaders and Adult Learners

MAY 12, 2021

Youth Ambassadors from MCCPA facilitated groups of their peers and adult learners from across the Boston area, utilizing iCivics games as an inclusive way to reach a variety of types of learners.

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We Owe Our Deepest Appreciation to Our Nation’s Civics and History Teachers

MAY 02, 2021

As we approach the end of the 2020-2021 school year, we owe our nation’s civics and history teachers our deepest gratitude.

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Making iCivics Lessons Accessible and English Learner (EL) Student-Friendly with Kami

APRIL 27, 2021

Whether your classroom is online, hybrid, or in-person, EL student-friendly and accessible learning is more important than ever. Here are a few tools from Kami to help students engage with iCivics lessons in an inclusive way

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