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New Year, New Civic Learning in Massachusetts

Jan 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

Dec 03, 2019

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

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Taking the Declaration in New Directions

Nov 18, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Sarah Cooper (CA), discusses how she teaches the Declaration of Independence using iCivics' lesson plans.

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Behind-the-Scenes with Filament Games: Creating a New Cast Your Vote

Nov 15, 2019

Filament Game Designer, Colin Skinner, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the process of remastering iCivics' Cast Your Vote game. 

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November Resources: One Year Until the 2020 Election

Nov 06, 2019

Use this month to engage students in learning about voting, the electoral process, the role of political parties, and how impeachment works.

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Going Straight to the (Primary) Source: A Week at the Library of Congress

Oct 22, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Allyson McNaboe (WV), shares takeaways from attending a Library of Congress Teacher Institute. 

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Teaching Impeaching: When Lessons Change

Oct 09, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Jenifer Hitchcock (VA), shares how she quickly crafted a lesson plan on impeachment to address her students' questions.

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October Resources: All Eyes On Media Literacy

Oct 01, 2019

Use these iCivics Media Literacy teaching resources to support your lesson planning to the 2020 presidential election. 

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Join the 2020 iCivics Educator Network

Sep 12, 2019

Applications for the 2020 iCivics Educator Network are due by December 1st. Apply now!

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Constitution Day: Behind-the-Scenes of Race to Ratify

Sep 11, 2019

Prepare for Constitution Day by learning how iCivics’ first ever historical video game, Race to Ratify, was created. 

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