iCivics Blog and News

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Bringing Civics to Life for Students Through Film

JUNE 14, 2021

One way to allow students to step inside of a civic experience and gain a deeper understanding of the function of government and the role that they play is through film. One resource you might use is Journeys in Film.

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Product Announcement

New Exploring Primary Sources Mini-Site Offers Free Primary Source Teaching Tools

MAY 17, 2021

Curated, free K-12 products and professional development from iCivics and partners for teaching primary sources online.

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MCCPA Uses iCivics to Connect with Community: Young Leaders and Adult Learners

MAY 12, 2021

Youth Ambassadors from MCCPA facilitated groups of their peers and adult learners from across the Boston area, utilizing iCivics games as an inclusive way to reach a variety of types of learners.

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We Owe Our Deepest Appreciation to Our Nation’s Civics and History Teachers

MAY 02, 2021

As we approach the end of the 2020-2021 school year, we owe our nation’s civics and history teachers our deepest gratitude.

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Making iCivics Lessons Accessible and English Learner (EL) Student-Friendly with Kami

APRIL 27, 2021

Whether your classroom is online, hybrid, or in-person, EL student-friendly and accessible learning is more important than ever. Here are a few tools from Kami to help students engage with iCivics lessons in an inclusive way

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News Story

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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Product Announcement

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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