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A More Perfect Union: When Civics Games Connect with ELA Writing Activities

Apr 21, 2020

A recap of iCivics' free webinar in Share My Lesson’s 2020 Virtual Conference.

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Free Educational Games for Kids

Apr 20, 2020

Explore these free online games for kids to play at home.

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An Educator's Reflection on Teaching Remotely

Apr 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

Mar 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

Mar 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

Mar 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

Feb 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

Jan 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

Jan 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

Jan 15, 2020

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

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