iCivics Blog and News

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Gamify This: Improving Local Civic Participation

DECEMBER 23, 2016

Louise Dubé, Executive Director at iCivics, shares her thoughts on iCivics' use of games in teaching civics and improving local civic participation.

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Engaging Networks Through Social Media Content

NOVEMBER 30, 2016

A conversation with iCivics Digital Media Manager about the importance of social media in the education space.

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What Does "Informed Citizen" Mean Right Now

NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Louise Dubé, Executive Director at iCivics, reflects on the recent election and the job of the informed citizen.

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How iCivics got to be Successful… (the 4Ps of Success)

NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Louise Dubé, Executive Director at iCivics, shares how iCivics reached its success.

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Teaching the Election Blog Post No. 3: The Ugly

NOVEMBER 01, 2016

This Election season, BrainPOP! and iCivics have teamed up to bring you exciting and relevant ideas and resources for teaching about this nation-wide teachable moment in both deep and interactive ways. Here is the third and final installment of our Teaching the Election blog series: The Ugly.

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Why Civics Needs a Spotlight Right Now

OCTOBER 19, 2016

Louise Debé, Executive Director at iCivics, and Susan Griffin, former Executive Director of NCSS, reflect on the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act and the role iCivics can play in meeting those guidelines in the classroom.

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How Can We Make Civic Education Fun?

OCTOBER 05, 2016

A conversation between Carrie Ray-Hill, Director of Content at iCivics, and Gloria Li, UF. Gloria Li asks Carrie about her personal interest in these projects, the design and development process, and the ultimate vision for iCivics.

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Teaching the Election Blog Post No. 2: The Bad

OCTOBER 04, 2016

This Election season, BrainPOP! and iCivics have teamed up to bring you exciting and relevant ideas and resources for teaching about this nation-wide teachable moment in both deep and interactive ways. Here is the second installment of our Teaching the Election blog series: The Bad.

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Teaching the Election Blog Post No. 1: The Good

SEPTEMBER 01, 2016

This Election season, BrainPOP! and iCivics have teamed up to bring you exciting and relevant ideas and resources for teaching about this nation-wide teachable moment in both deep and interactive ways. Here is the first installment of our Teaching the Election blog series: The Good.

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Peer Learning and Summer PD with Erich Utrie

JULY 27, 2016

"We followed one of our Educator Network members Erich Utrie, a veteran teacher from Wisconsin, through his experience at Colonial Williamsburg." Read more about Erich Utrie and summer professional development.

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