Civic Education

05-Jul-2012

Florida is implementing a new state-wide assessment in civics. Check out this story from...

28-Jun-2012

Filament Games Wins Competitive Department of Education SBIR Grants

Partnership with iCivics Will Develop Innovative Civic Learning Tools

 

05-Jun-2012

“Because of iCivics, I’ve now got 500 children who are interested in their future in this country, who are interested in learning.” These are the words of an educator in Texas. This past year, iCivics formed the...

31-May-2012

(April 30, 2012) iCivics and Justice O'Connor were back in Texas once again, this time to see the iCivics curriculum in action in Waco, Texas. Baylor University has worked closely with Waco and Midway Independent...

07-May-2012

This past weekend, Justice O'Connor spoke at the Boys & Girls Club of America's national conference and...

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...

28-Dec-2011

During a recent trip to Los Angeles, [Justice O'Connor] talked up iCivics, an expanding online program aimed at middle school students.

The free curriculum includes lesson plans and games that are linked...

23-Nov-2011

Engaged: Students Becoming Citizens put together a segment that has commentary from Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Fairhurst and...

24-Oct-2011

College-ready, career-ready … and citizenship-ready? Ten papersreleased by the American Enterprise Institute last week make the case that civics education is as critical as literacy and mathematics. They also explore...

17-Oct-2011

After more than 24 years in the U.S. Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor now strives to make civics and government more interesting for young children than it was for her growing up in El Paso, Texas....

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