Education news items

Breaking It Down: Civic Ed Research

MARCH 03, 2017

Research: the word heard ‘round the world by college freshmen. When I began my first year at the University of Florida (UF), it seemed that everyone who was anyone was doing research. In fact, my first course syllabi were filled with research proposals, papers, and panels with experienced undergraduate researchers.

iCivics and Newsela Partner For Media Literacy

MARCH 02, 2017

The Presidency, the Press and Protests: A Partner Webinar 

Social Media, Social justice and Civics

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

How civics must stay relevant in a changing democracy


Press Release: Sandra Day O’Connor’s iCivics Provides Free Resources to Help Students Analyze the President’s First 100 Days

JANUARY 23, 2017


— Updated game, new lesson plans, infographic help students understand and analyze the presidential transition of power —

Announcing: The "We Love the Constitution" Initiative

JANUARY 19, 2017

Engaging Networks Through Social Media Content

NOVEMBER 30, 2016

A conversation with iCivics Digital Media Manager about the importance of social media in the education space.

What Does "Informed Citizen" Mean Right Now

NOVEMBER 22, 2016

iCivics Featured in Wall Street Journal

NOVEMBER 14, 2016




How iCivics got to be Successful… (the 4Ps of Success)

NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Sometimes, I run into people who have not heard about iCivics. I tell them that about half of middle school social studies teachers in the U.S. use us.  They are generally impressed with our reach.  Frankly, when I took over as Executive Director 2 years ago, I was impressed myself.  

Teaching the Election Blog Post No. 3: The Ugly

NOVEMBER 01, 2016

Teaching the Election: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

A Fall Blog Series Featuring BrainPOP and iCivics: