Civic Action

19-Nov-2013

When we launched iCivics.org in May 2010, no one imagined that three years later we would be serving 40,000 teachers and six million students. But here we are, and thanks to you, iCivics is now the most...

16-Mar-2012

The Education Commission for the States released an interesting report on how civic engagement is changing as the first generation of digital natives comes of age. Those who have grown up without knowing a world...

06-Jul-2011

The ultimate measure of civic education’s success is whether young people become active participants in democracy and civic society. On April 1, 2011, iCivics launched a bold experiment to bridge from our online...

14-Apr-2011

For students at Fulmore Middle School in South Austin, it is a 21stcentury take on a 200-year-old document. It is called iCivics, a computer program designed to break educational barriers, created by the...

19-Jan-2011

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has added more recommended websites to Great Web Sites for Kids

13-Jan-2011

Fulfilling a campaign promise to make education a city government priority, Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland joined members of her hand-chosen task force this week to unveil an initial round of recommendations aimed...

27-Dec-2010

If you’re like many Americans, you spent part of your Christmas holiday playing with your Wii, Xbox360, PlayStation 3, or Nintendo—or know someone who did. 

01-Nov-2010

No matter how the elections go Tuesday, eighth-graders at Whitehorse Middle School learned something about the process that they are not likely to forget.

24-Sep-2010

Our Chief Justice Paul Suttell, along with other Chief Justices throughout the nation, has recently committed to promote Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s innovative iCivics program.  This free, online civics...

11-Jul-2010

The games about the U.S. government have generated a significant following. Fifty-seven percent of students who played Do I Have a Right?—one of the first free Web games iCivics released last year in the classroom...

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