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SEPTEMBER 17, 2010

En su interés por acercar el conocimiento del mundo de la política y la justicia, y activar la participación, a los estudiantes, la Juez decidió poner en marcha este portal donde podemos encontrar interesantes juegos que nos acercan a cualquiera de los tres poderes.

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iCivics and Harlan Institute Announce New Partnership

JUNE 23, 2010

The Harlan Institute announced a new partnership today with iCivics Inc., the nonprofit civic education program founded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. The two organizations will integrate Argument Wars, a game developed by iCivics, and FantasySCOTUS, the Supreme Court fantasy league from the Harlan Institute, to teach students about the Constitution and the Supreme Court.

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Forget Grand Theft Auto

JUNE 22, 2010

This year's Games For Change Festival unveiled a number of computer and video games that are bettering the world one click at a time.

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State Bar promotes innovative Web-based civics education program created by Retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

JUNE 08, 2010

The State Bar is partnering with Retired U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and the Wisconsin Supreme Court to promote iCivics, Justice O’Connor’s innovative Web-based project designed to reinvigorate civics education in America.

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New Computer Games Promote Civics Education

JUNE 08, 2010

The online role-playing games on iCivics are free, teacher-friendly, and effective–and kids like them so much in school that they play them at home, too, O’Connor said.

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Justice O'Connor Says Videogames ‘Fabulous’ Teaching Tools

MAY 28, 2010

In an interview on Good Morning America Wednesday, O’Connor extolled the virtues of videogames as a teaching tool for young kids.

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Sandra O'Connor's Games

MAY 27, 2010

The Wonkster talks about iCivics games and Gotham's own local government games.

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Serious Games Deliberated at Twin Conferences This Week

MAY 27, 2010

USA Today discusses Justice O'Connor, iCivics, and the Games for Change conference.

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Sandra Day O'Connor on Civics Education

MAY 27, 2010

ABC's Good Morning America interviews Justice O'Connor during her visit to Democracy Prep in Harlem.

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O'Connor, in NY, gives schools poor civics marks

MAY 27, 2010

Justice O'Connor's discusses iCivics at the Games for Change conference.

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