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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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A timely moment in a major presidential election year to explore voting and the Constitution

SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

iCivics' Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Julie Silverbrook, discusses how the Constitution did not explicitly provide the right to vote.

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Apply to Join iCivics' Educator Network: A Premier Professional Learning Experience

SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

Serve as an ambassador for iCivics and join fellow educators who are championing high-quality equitable civic education, empowering students to engage as citizens in our democracy.

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Teaching Online: Getting from Surviving to Thriving

SEPTEMBER 01, 2020

iCivics' Chief Education Officer, Emma Humphries, shares advice for getting from surviving the day to driving meaningful student engagement to building a thriving online classroom community. 

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Classroom Election Activities and Ideas, Ideal for Remote Learning

AUGUST 18, 2020

Need ideas for remote and in-person election activities? Here are tips for students from elementary to high school. 

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Games for Change Student Challenge

AUGUST 14, 2020

iCivics supported the game design prompt, Get The Party Started, to help students examine party politics.

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We Need a Civic Education Evolution to Address Racial Injustice

JULY 31, 2020

iCivics' Director of Social Engagement, Amber Coleman-Mortley, shares reflections on speaking with CSIS on Civics as a National Security Imperative: Addressing Racial Injustice.

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