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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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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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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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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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