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An Educator's Reflection on Teaching Remotely

APRIL 20, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member, Elizabeth Schley-Evans (AZ), shares tips for balancing teaching remotely and self-care.

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How to Structure a Virtual Classroom

MARCH 23, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member, Jenifer Hitchcock (VA), shares her advice on how teachers can structure a virtual classroom and adapt to distance learning.

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A Love Letter to Educators and Parents During School Closures

MARCH 17, 2020

iCivics' Director of Social Engagement, Amber Coleman-Mortley, shares advice for those undertaking remote teaching and homeschooling.

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5 Tips to Prepare for a Remote Classroom Due to Coronavirus

MARCH 11, 2020

To help teachers support students during a school closure due to COVID-19, iCivics has put together remote classroom tips and game suggestions.

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Student Mock Trial: From the Classroom to the Courthouse

FEBRUARY 24, 2020

Social studies teacher, Deirdre O’Connor, describes how engaged her 8th grade students in a mock trial with iCivics curriculum. 

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Playtesting A New Version of Court Quest

JANUARY 27, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member, David Olson (WI), shares his students' experience playtesting the new version of our Court Quest game. 

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January Resources: Make 2020 the Year of Student Activation

JANUARY 23, 2020

Go back to the basics, helping students practice skills that encourage them to participate in civic life and take action on issues that matter to them.

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Impeachment, the Infographic, and the Messy Desk

JANUARY 15, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member (CA), Karalee Nakatsuka, shares a reflection about how she used iCivics' Impeachment & Conviction Infographic.

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New Year, New Civic Learning in Massachusetts

JANUARY 09, 2020

Teaching resources to help Massachusetts teachers meet and exceed the expectations of the new civics education law.

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December Resources: Updated Win the White House, The Game That Keeps on Giving

DECEMBER 03, 2019

Keep students engaged ahead of winter break with these new election and judicial branch teaching resources.

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