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Celebrate Constitution Day with iCivics

SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

Amy Raper, an 8th grade social studies teacher at Palo Verde Middle School in Phoenix, AZ, shares her thoughts on using iCivics in her classroom for Constitution Day.

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The Pursuit of Civic Classroom Happiness

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014

Leigh Stovall, a 7th grade Civics and Geography teacher, shares how introducing iCivics games and lesson plans into her classroom engaged her students.

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Fighting For Our Future Citizens

SEPTEMBER 04, 2014

CindyWilson, an American Government and Politics teacher, explores the necessity of involved citizens for the success of U.S. society. "If men expect to be ignorant and free, they expect what never was and never will be."  Thomas Jefferson.  

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Keeping High School Seniors Focused with Gaming

AUGUST 28, 2014

Kimberly Craig discusses how introducing iCivics into her afternoon Government classes has turned around the classroom experience for her 12th grade students.

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iCivics Teacher Council: More Than Expected

AUGUST 21, 2014

Erica Schnee, a high school social studies teacher, shares her experience at the iCivics training.

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Life On A Civic Mission: My Journey To The iCivics Teacher Council

AUGUST 14, 2014

Soljane Martinez Quiles discusses her journey to and thoughts on the iCivics Teacher Council.

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Increase Engagement Through Game Based Learning: One Teacher’s Take on iCivics in Their Classroom

AUGUST 07, 2014

Joe, a social studies teacher in Northwest WI, shares the advantages he's seen of using iCivics in his classroom.

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Happy New School Year! An 8th Grade Teacher's Take on Customizing iCivics for Your Class

JULY 31, 2014

Amy Raper, an 8th grade social studies teacher, shares her experience of using iCivics in her classroom.

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Advocacy for Civic Education: A Statistical Cry For Help

JULY 24, 2014

Stefanie Wager, a social studies consultant and former teacher reacts to statistics on U.S. citizens' civics knowledge. "A study conducted by the American Bar Association (2005) revealed that less than half of American adults could identify the three branches of government and only 57% could identify even one Supreme Court justice even though two-thirds of Americans could name an American Idol judge."

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Meet Tyler Ellis, Baylor Teaching Fellow

JULY 17, 2014

iCivics interviews Tyler Ellis, a Baylor Teaching Fellow and 6th grade teacher, on his work with iCivics.

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