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New Game, New Partnership: Promoting Global Civics with the Council on Foreign Relations

Feb 25, 2022

As global tensions rise in Europe and the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year, there is an increased urgency to help students build an understanding of U.S. foreign policy.

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Preparing for AP Tests with iCivics

Feb 16, 2022

As a former Advanced Placement History teacher, I can confidently say that one of the most essential skills for our students is comprehensive source analysis. The College Board AP History (U.S., World, European) exams in May require students to analyze sources for both the multiple choice and writing portions of the exam. In addition to being able to summarize a document, students in AP courses need to “HIPP” the document to analyze things like historical context, intended audience, point of view, and purpose. And iCivics is here to help make sure all students have the preparation to meet that rigorous demand!

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14 Reasons Why Teaching Civics is Important Right Now

Feb 14, 2022

Teaching civics prepares students to be informed and engaged members of society.

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Product Announcement

iCivics partners with Teacher Created Materials on new book, Teaching Civics Today

Feb 04, 2022

Developed in partnership with Teacher Created Materials, Teaching Civics Today: The iCivics Approach to Classroom Innovation and Student Engagement is a professional resource that shows teachers how to bring civics into their social studies classrooms in an engaging, meaningful way.

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News Story

iCivics Board Member, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, releases new children’s book, “Just Help! How to Build a Better World”

Jan 25, 2022

Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States, and iCivics Board Member, released a new children’s book, Just Help! How to Build a Better World, her third book for young readers.

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iCivics awarded $400,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop new game, Supreme Justice

Jan 12, 2022

The grant will fund the development of a unique game-based experience, Supreme Justice, aimed at engaging younger learners.

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 6]

Jan 07, 2022

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act locally, listen to others, and build coalitions. This year's cohort is made up of 30 students who represent 22 states.

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iCivics featured in New PBS Documentary Preserving Democracy: Pursuing a More Perfect Union

Jan 05, 2022

iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé is featured in a new PBS documentary,

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 5]

Jan 04, 2022

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act locally, listen to others, and build coalitions. This year's cohort is made up of 30 students who represent 22 states.

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Meet the 2021-22 Equity in Civics Youth Fellows [Part 4]

Dec 30, 2021

The Equity in Civics Youth Fellowship is now in its third year of bringing together a talented group of middle and high school students from around the country to think globally, act locally, listen to others, and build coalitions. This year's cohort is made up of 30 students who represent 22 states.

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