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New White Paper from iCivics & Generation Citizen Makes the Case for Equity and Diversity in Civic Education

Nov 18, 2020

Following nearly two years of research, a team has released a paper that outlines why civics has historically faced an equity problem, and makes suggestions for how to make the subject accessible and relevant to all students.

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Civic Learning Resources for Elementary Students

Nov 17, 2020

To better guide teachers in introducing civic concepts to students at the elementary level, here are some additional resources from iCivics and beyond.

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New DBQuest on Hamilton and the National Bank

Nov 13, 2020

Your students might know about Alexander Hamilton, but how well do they understand his role in creating our National Bank?

 

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Try Our New Assessments Tool with Cast Your Vote & Win the White House

Oct 13, 2020

Assign either, Cast Your Vote or Win the White House, ahead of the 2020 election to test drive iCivics' new learning assessment tool.

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One Month Left to Teach About the 2020 Election

Oct 09, 2020

New resources to help students learn about the role of the vice president, electoral college vs. popular vote, gerrymandering, and reapportionment/redistricting ahead of the 2020 election.

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Weekly Planners for Middle and High School Students

Sep 29, 2020

Each planner is built in the Google Suite and includes 3-5 days of activities, ideal for remote or hybrid learning. 

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Power to the (Young) People! New Election Activities for Students

Sep 09, 2020

Explore iCivics' newest non-partisan election activities for students that can be used at home — the Students Power Elections Guide and Win the White House Family Guide.

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Makematic Gets Support from ClickView, iCivics, Participate and Adobe to launch TOM, a Free Masterclass in Teaching Online

Sep 02, 2020

This free professional development resource is designed to support educators grappling with the transition to remote teaching and learning.

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2020 Presidential Candidate Guide for Students

Aug 31, 2020

Use the free guide to help students compare and contrast presidential candidates. 

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iCivics Lessons Optimized for Student-Led Learning on Nearpod

Aug 24, 2020

Try these iCivics lessons on Nearpod that are perfect for transitioning quickly between in-person and remote learning.

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