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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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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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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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