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Preparing for AP Tests with iCivics

Feb 16, 2022

As a former Advanced Placement History teacher, I can confidently say that one of the most essential skills for our students is comprehensive source analysis. The College Board AP History (U.S., World, European) exams in May require students to analyze sources for both the multiple choice and writing portions of the exam. In addition to being able to summarize a document, students in AP courses need to “HIPP” the document to analyze things like historical context, intended audience, point of view, and purpose. And iCivics is here to help make sure all students have the preparation to meet that rigorous demand!

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14 Reasons Why Teaching Civics is Important Right Now

Feb 14, 2022

Teaching civics prepares students to be informed and engaged members of society.

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 6]

Jan 07, 2022

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act locally, listen to others, and build coalitions. This year's cohort is made up of 30 students who represent 22 states.

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 5]

Jan 04, 2022

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act locally, listen to others, and build coalitions. This year's cohort is made up of 30 students who represent 22 states.

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 4]

Dec 30, 2021

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act locally, listen to others, and build coalitions. This year's cohort is made up of 30 students who represent 22 states.

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 3]

Dec 28, 2021

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act locally, listen to others, and build coalitions. This year's cohort is made up of 30 students who represent 22 states.

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 2]

Dec 23, 2021

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act locally, listen to others, and build coalitions. This year's cohort is made up of 30 students who represent 22 states.

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 1]

Dec 21, 2021

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act

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Find Support, Collaboration, and Inspiration with the iCivics Educator Network

Dec 13, 2021

What a crazy time it is to be a teacher! The COVID-19 pandemic has created such uncertainty and much of what I thought I knew about teaching and learning has been upended.

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4 Ways to Build Classroom Community Through Feedback Using Kami & iCivics

Dec 10, 2021

A strong classroom community is vital for empowering students and making them feel valued.

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