iCivics Blog and News

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The Proof Is in: iCivics Games Strengthen Civic Knowledge and Dispositions

FEBRUARY 04, 2021

Assessment results from our election games make a strong case for game-based learning. 

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Black History Month: Lesson Plans and Resources for the Classroom

FEBRUARY 01, 2021

With the arrival of Black History Month, iCivics has gathered resources to engage students during February and year-round.

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The First 100 Days and Beyond: Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources for Teaching the Executive Branch

JANUARY 15, 2021

To mark the beginning of a new presidency, use these resources to teach the first 100 days and the road beyond.  

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Teaching About the Capitol Riot: Resources for Classroom Conversations Surrounding the Capitol Insurrection

JANUARY 12, 2021

iCivics has rounded up resources for teachers to have meaningful classroom discussions surrounding the Capitol riot.

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Assaults on Our Constitutional Democracy and How We Navigate Forward

JANUARY 07, 2021

iCivics' Executive Director, Louise Dubé, shares a statement on the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol. 

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After the Election: Continuing to Empower Civic-Minded Students

DECEMBER 03, 2020

iCivics Director of Social Engagement, Amber Coleman-Mortley, share strategies parents and educators can employ after the election and throughout the year to empower students to continue learning and engaging.

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Love Letters to Our Educators

NOVEMBER 19, 2020

We know how absolutely exhausting this year has been for teachers, as both a human beings and professionals, and we want to say thank you.

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Find iCivics at NCSS's 2020 Virtual Conference, December 4-6, 2020

NOVEMBER 18, 2020

The iCivics team is hosting engaging virtual sessions and panels on timely civics topics and new resources.

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Tips for Keeping Control of Difficult Conversations in Virtual Classrooms

NOVEMBER 05, 2020

To help teachers keep control of student conversations on tough or timely topics in a virtual classroom, we are sharing highlights and tips from our recent webinar with Share My Lessons.

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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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