SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
En su interés por acercar el conocimiento del mundo de la política y la justicia, y activar la participación, a los estudiantes, la Juez decidió poner en marcha este portal donde podemos encontrar interesantes juegos que nos acercan a cualquiera de los tres poderes.
iCivics by SpeechTechie
SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
iCivics is an incredibly rich and well designed site conceived by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who has been (rightly) concerned that civics is not well-taught in our schools because teachers lack effective materials (um, and time, Your Honor).
Games + Government = Engaged Citizens
AUGUST 05, 2010
We suggest you explore iCivics, a beautiful new series of Flash games designed to raise civic knowledge and participation.
iCivics: How Games Can Teach Students to be Better Citizens
JULY 28, 2010
What began as the Our Courts Project for middle-school students has now evolved into the more comprehensive iCivics, a resource for educators and parents that teaches about the Constitution, Bill of Rights and the three branches of government through free online game play.
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor wants you to play video games
JUNE 25, 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.
Forget Grand Theft Auto
JUNE 22, 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.
State Bar promotes innovative Web-based civics education program created by Retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
JUNE 08, 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 reinvigorate civics education in America.
New Computer Games Promote Civics Education
JUNE 08, 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.
Back to basics by getting back to civics education
MAY 28, 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 with her "iCivics" computer game. I tried it, and learned something.
Our view: Lack of civics education bodes ill for our republic
MAY 28, 2010
Former Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor is the latest to call attention to the sad state of civics education in our nation's classrooms.