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More Untold Stories: 3 Unknown Women in History

Dec 03, 2021

Meet Rachel Carson, Ethel Payne, and Patsy Mink. With our partners at Makematic, we’ve created three new videos that showcase the contributions of these lesser-known women in history.

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News Story

Unity & GSV Venture Select iCivics Among Top 5 Winners of EdTech Creator Challenge

Nov 18, 2021

Today, iCivics was named one of the Top 5 winners of the Unity and GSV Ventures EdTech Creator Challenge, and one of the Challenge’s overall top 30 projects. 

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Join Me in the iCivics Educator Network - Apply for the 2022 Cohort!

Nov 15, 2021

iCivics Education Network teacher Michael Martirone describes why he joined the EdNet and how it has impacted his life.

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News Story

30 Students from Across the Country Join iCivics Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship

Nov 12, 2021

Now in its third year, national youth fellowship has engaged a students from across the country to build civic leadership skills and explore how civic education can become more relevant to all youth in the United States.

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5 iCivics Election Day Activities

Nov 02, 2021

Happy Election Day! Today, important local elections will be held around the country.

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News Story

Department of Defense and National Defense Education Program Move to Prioritize Civic Education With $2 Million Grant to iCivics

Nov 01, 2021

The Department of Defense and the National Defense Education Program have awarded $2 million to iCivics to build content and curriculum to teach civics to K–12 Department of Defense Education Activity and Junior ROTC students.

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Using iCivics in Special Education

Oct 27, 2021

This may sound like an obvious statement, but working with students in special education is not like teaching in general education.

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Are Your Students #VoteReady?

Oct 11, 2021

iCivics Educator Network member Shannon Salter discusses how she teaches about voter registration and voting rights in her classroom.

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Product Announcement

How Iconic! A New Way to Find The Best iCivics Resource for Your Unique Classroom

Oct 06, 2021

Learn more about the new icons in the search view on the “teach” page that will help you quickly understand what each lesson or activity offers.

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Product Announcement

Enter to Win a Civics Book Bundle from Penguin Young Readers!

Oct 04, 2021

We have teamed up with our partners at Penguin Young Readers to give five lucky teachers a themed Who HQ book bundle, ideal for elementary and middle school students!

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