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Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Justice Neil Gorsuch Discuss Importance of Civic Education

APRIL 15, 2021

In a recent conversation with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the National Security Institute (NSI), iCivics Board Member, Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed the importance of civic education in building societal resilience with fellow Justice Neil Gorsuch.  

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New DBQuest on Cherokee Resistance and Sovereignty

APRIL 14, 2021

The New DBQuest explores the perspective behind the Indian Removal Act and the response from the Cherokee Nation.  

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Adding My Voice to iCivics Material: Tips and Tricks for Making Online Learning Accessible and Engaging with Kami

APRIL 09, 2021

iCivics Educator Network member, Andrew Swan, shares how he uses Kami to customize iCivics resources to promote engagement and accessibility in online learning.

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No Story Goes Untold: iCivics’ New Video Series Untold Stories: Changemakers of the Civil Rights Era

APRIL 06, 2021

iCivics Curriculum Associate, Lora De Salvo, discusses our new Untold Stories video series featuring Civil Rights leaders, such as Barbara Johns and Constance Baker Motley, a great virtual classroom resource for teaching Civil Rights Era.

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Classroom Resources for National County Government Month

APRIL 02, 2021

This National County Government Month, we’re sharing resources to engage your students around the importance of their local government.

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iCivics in Dual Language Teaching: How to Utilize iCivics Resources to Engage English and Multilingual Learners

MARCH 26, 2021

iCivics Educator Network member and Dual Language Social Studies teacher, Verónica Schmidt-Gómez, shares how she uses game-based language learning and other iCivics resources to engage English learners (ELs) in her classroom.

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Civics for All: Empowering English and Multilingual Learners

MARCH 15, 2021

In this article, Kristen Chapron from iCivics and Sarah Ottow from Confianza explain why iCivics is a great place to support English learners (ELs) and share further resources on how to support your students in the classroom.

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Youth As Civic Experts Network Launches Social Media Campaign

MARCH 10, 2021

The Youth As Civic Experts Network launched the #CivicsForUs social media campaign, engaging students to share what equitable civic education means to them.

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Women’s History Month in the Classroom: Teaching Resources and Activities to Celebrate Pioneering Women

MARCH 09, 2021

To get educators excited about teaching women’s history, we’re highlighting resources that inspire celebration and discussion around women’s contributions, struggles, and triumphs.

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Empower Students to Become Active Citizens During Civics Week in New York, March 8-12

MARCH 08, 2021

New York schools celebrate Civics Week March 8-12! Here are resources to empower, engage, and educate your students on what it takes to become an active citizen.

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