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21-Aug-2014

Before leaving for iCivics training mid July, I assumed that the highlight of the trip would be meeting Sandra Day O’Connor, the first female Supreme Court Justice. Upon...

31-Jul-2014

As part of my curriculum in teaching 8th grade social studies, I am required to teach a quarter of government. I would often find myself struggling to make that quarter...

24-Jul-2014

We’ve all seen the statistics…The Nation’s Report Card (NAEP) has consistently revealed that students, K-12...

17-Jul-2014

During the month of June, iCivics welcomed Baylor Teaching Fellow, Tyler Ellis an Ed D candidate at Baylor University and 6th grade reading teacher at Rapoport Academy (Waco...

22-Apr-2014

Today the Wall Street Journal released an op-ed from Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Executive Director Jeff Curley highlighting the tension between "old and new".  "Learning can happen anytime, anywhere..." (Justice...

19-Feb-2014

2013 was a banner year for iCivics. As we close out our fiscal year, this Annual Report provides an...

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...

26-Aug-2013

Civic Literacy and Changing the Meaning of Pi

In late 19th century Indiana, the legislature tried to pass a bill that would change the meaning of Pi to 3.2.

For the sake of our social...

22-May-2013

iCivics Teachers,

Back in December, we asked you for feedback and comments on your iCivics experience to share with Justice O'Connor. 

Justice O'Connor was overwhelmed by your response! We...

26-Mar-2013

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (ret.) was born on this date, March 26th in 1930. She went...