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Civic Education

04-Jul-2011

...So O'Connor, 81, launched iCivics, a nonprofit organization that aims to enrich students' understanding of American history, laws, and government. While O'...

02-Jul-2011

As families gather to celebrate Independence Day, it is time to rethink the notion that civics instruction is less than vital in the global economy of the 21st century. If you want to succeed, the message seems to...

17-Jun-2011

The Florida Department of Education has just released a memo answering Frequently-Asked Questions about the Justice Sandra Day O’...

14-Jun-2011

Critical thinking is at the heart of a full civics education. Good citizens need not just knowledge of how our government works, but also be able to participate constructively in that government.

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...

13-Apr-2011

On Tuesday, an eclectic collection of educators, video game designers and marketers, politicians, nonprofit staffers and a former Supreme Court Justice gathered on the AMD campus to talk about the so-called “...

23-Mar-2011

Sandra Day O'Connor and Arne Duncan to Keynote Conference

24-Jan-2011

Now five years into a productive retirement, O’Connor is devoting her life to teaching American youth about the United States government. 

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...