Games

19-Jul-2010

Looking for another super awesome learning game for your classroom?  Filament Games does it again with Branches of Power

11-Jul-2010

The games about the U.S. government have generated a significant following. Fifty-seven percent of students who played Do I Have a Right?—one of the first free Web games iCivics released last year in the classroom...

28-Jun-2010

Filament Games in Madison makes games, the kind that pull players in and vanish an hour of time in the blink of an eye. The twist with Filament, however, is that their games are educational, including a series of...

25-Jun-2010

These are all very difficult and complex issues, but the iCivics games do a remarkable job of making the concepts manageable and easy to understand.  

22-Jun-2010

This year's Games For Change Festival unveiled a number of computer and video games that are bettering the world one click at a time.

08-Jun-2010

The State Bar is partnering with Retired U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and the Wisconsin Supreme Court to promote iCivics, Justice O’Connor’s innovative Web-based project designed to...

08-Jun-2010

The online role-playing games on iCivics are free, teacher-friendly, and effective–and kids like them so much in school that they play them at home, too, O’Connor said.

28-May-2010

The No Child Left Behind Act has crowded out civics learning in America's schools. It's more than memorizing the names of all the presidents, as former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor shows...

28-May-2010

In an interview on Good Morning America Wednesday, O’Connor extolled the virtues of videogames as a teaching tool for young kids.

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28-May-2010

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor recently espoused the benefits of learning through video games, expressing her hope that game could help children advance in disciplines like civics and history.

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