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Teaching the Election and Current Events with iCivics

OCTOBER 22, 2020

Middle school teacher, Elizabeth Lucas (IA), shares tips and her experience in teaching the election.

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Singing to the Polls: Engaging Student Voice During the Election

OCTOBER 22, 2020

We sat down with iCivics Educator Network Member, Debra Tavaras, to discuss some of the amazing work she’s leading with students in the state of Georgia.

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Leaning In: Teaching Elections and Controversial Topics

OCTOBER 21, 2020

iCivics and Vote by Design hosted a free conversation with over 65+ educators to discuss teaching the 2020 election and controversial issues in a non-partisan way. 

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Lesson Plans for Media Literacy Week, October 26-30

OCTOBER 20, 2020

Media Literacy Week, hosted by our partners at NAMLE, is October 26-30, 2020 . 

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What's Next: Designing for After the Election

OCTOBER 16, 2020

Vote By Design's, Lisa Kay Solomon, shares tips to prepare ourselves, our communities, and our young voters for everything that will follow a charged election day.

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Using Games To Drive Student Engagement in a Remote Classroom

SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

The iCivics team provides recommendations for using games in remote instruction.

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Many Hands, One Space: Tackling the Challenges of Remote Learning

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member, Jenifer Hitchcock shares remote learning strategies she has used to build community and keep students engaged in her virtual classroom. 

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A timely moment in a major presidential election year to explore voting and the Constitution

SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

iCivics' Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Julie Silverbrook, discusses how the Constitution did not explicitly provide the right to vote.

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Apply to Join iCivics' Educator Network: A Premier Professional Learning Experience

SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

Serve as an ambassador for iCivics and join fellow educators who are championing high-quality equitable civic education, empowering students to engage as citizens in our democracy.

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Teaching Online: Getting from Surviving to Thriving

SEPTEMBER 01, 2020

iCivics' Chief Education Officer, Emma Humphries, shares advice for getting from surviving the day to driving meaningful student engagement to building a thriving online classroom community. 

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