iCivics Blog and News

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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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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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