Education news items

iCivics Celebrates Gaming Milestone

OCTOBER 21, 2010

More than one million iCivics games have been played by students across the country

October 21, 2010 – WASHINGTON, DC – iCivics announced today that, in just over a year, more than one million games have been played by students in all 50 states and Washington DC., founded by retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, hosts free games and other interactive activities that approach civics content through problems that affect students’ lives.

Sandra Day O'Connor on Life After the Court

OCTOBER 14, 2010

Well, we are at the Stuart-Hobson Middle School, a public school in the District of Columbia located just a couple of blocks from your old stomping grounds, the United States Supreme Court.

iCivics Awarded Grant from the ESA Foundation

OCTOBER 07, 2010

Grant will support the development of a social networking game about international politics and world affairs

RI Attorneys Volunteer for Schools, Kids

SEPTEMBER 24, 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 education resource includes games, lesson plans and interactive activities.

Don't Fight Civics, Enjoy It

SEPTEMBER 20, 2010

Our Courts, the online education program about the American court system started by retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, has recently broadened its mission to include civic education in general and changed its name to iCivics.


SEPTEMBER 17, 2010

En su interés por acercar el conocimiento del mundo de la política y la justicia, y activar la participación, a los estudiantes, la Juez decidió poner en marcha este portal donde podemos encontrar interesantes juegos que nos acercan a cualquiera de los tres poderes.

2010 Civics & Law-Related Education Conference

SEPTEMBER 17, 2010

A series of seminars and workshops addressing critical areas of civics and law-related education for New York teachers.  iCivics presents Friday, October 15.


iCivics by SpeechTechie

SEPTEMBER 15, 2010

iCivics is an incredibly rich and well designed site conceived by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who has been (rightly) concerned that civics is not well-taught in our schools because teachers lack effective materials (um, and time, Your Honor).

iCivics: Interactive Civics Education, 6 - 12

SEPTEMBER 13, 2010

iCivics lessons are practical and engaging. Individual activities are easy to manage, self-contained, and there is always something the teacher can collect from students at the end of the period.

Catch of the Day - iCivics

AUGUST 18, 2010

iCivics is a web-centered project designed to help students learn civics and  to be active participants in democracy.