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Prelaunch Playtesting and the Race to Ratify

Mar 25, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member David Olson (WI) shares his experience playtesting iCivics’ newest game, Race to Ratify.

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A conversation on Justice at 92nd Street Y

Dec 04, 2018

iCivics and 92Y host an intergenerational conversation on justice in New York City.

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Spotlight on Educator Network: Paul Solarz (IL)

Nov 08, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Paul Solarz (IL) a fifth-grade teacher from Illinois. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us: info@icivics.org. If you are interested in serving on the iCivics Educator Network or want more information, visit www.icivics.org/our-network.

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Teaching Midterm Elections: Walk that Minefield Courageously

Nov 05, 2018

iCivics Educator Network member, Meg Dombro (VA) shares how teachers can incorporate the midterms into their class curriculum in a meaningful and engaging way!

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Spotlight on Educator Network: Nathan McAlister (KS)

Oct 29, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Nathan McAlister, a history teacher from Kansas. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us: info@icivics.org. If you are interested in serving on the iCivics Educator Network or want more information, visit www.icivics.org/our-network.

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Spotlight on Educator Network: Felicia Frantz (CO)

Oct 22, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Felicia Frantz, an eighth-grade social studies teacher from Colorado. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us here.

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CivXNow Member Spotlight - Shawn Healy

Oct 11, 2018

We sat down to talk with CivXNow coalition member Shawn Healy, Program Director at the Robert R. McCormick Foundation’s Democracy Program.

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Teaching About the Midterm Elections

Sep 18, 2018

There are a variety of ways to introduce students to the elections. iCivics Educator Network Member, Joe Schmidt (ME) shares a few ways to make the experience engaging and informative.

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BIG Dreams About VR

Aug 29, 2018

iCivics Chief Education Officer, Dr. Emma Humphries, shares how her trip to the BIG Festival in São Paulo, Brazil changed her perspective on the possibilities of virtual reality in the civics classroom.

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Spotlight on Educator Network: Valencia Abbott (NC)

May 10, 2018

The iCivics Educator Network is an energetic group of educational professionals who represent iCivics with outreach and training and, just as importantly, provide the organization with invaluable insights and guidance relating to the field, the profession, and the realities of the classroom. 

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