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The Proof Is in: iCivics Games Strengthen Civic Knowledge and Dispositions

Feb 04, 2021

Assessment results from our election games make a strong case for game-based learning. 

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News Story

Educating for American Democracy National Forum

Feb 04, 2021

Join us at the National Forum on March 2, 2021 for the official release of the Educating for American Democracy Roadmap and Report.

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Blog Post

Black History Month: Lesson Plans and Resources for the Classroom

Feb 01, 2021

With the arrival of Black History Month, iCivics has gathered resources to engage students during February and year-round.

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News Story

iCivics and Kami Partner to Provide Educators With Accessible, Interactive Digital Lessons for Teaching Civics

Jan 26, 2021

Kami has transformed iCivics’ lesson plans into digitally assignable activities that make the curriculum tailor-made for use during the extension of remote learning and at a time when civics lessons are in-demand.

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The First 100 Days and Beyond: Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources for Teaching the Executive Branch

Jan 15, 2021

To mark the beginning of a new presidency, use these resources to teach the first 100 days and the road beyond.

 

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Teaching About the Capitol Riot: Resources for Classroom Conversations Surrounding the Capitol Insurrection

Jan 12, 2021

iCivics has rounded up resources for teachers to have meaningful classroom discussions surrounding the Capitol riot.

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Blog Post

Assaults on Our Constitutional Democracy and How We Navigate Forward

Jan 07, 2021

iCivics' Executive Director, Louise Dubé, shares a statement on the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol. 

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Product Announcement

Just Released! Counties Work: Texas

Dec 08, 2020

Gameplay that lets students shape the future of their communities.

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News Story

TWU, iCivics Launch Digital Game to Promote Civic Engagement

Dec 08, 2020

iCivics has partnered with the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University to launch Counties Work: Texas, a first-of-its-kind digital game to teach young Texans about local government and how to solve community problems. 

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News Story

Farewell to Flash, Hello to More!

Dec 04, 2020

Although we're saying goodbye to Adobe Flash and a few iCivics games at the end of the year, we've upgraded the majority of our game library to become even more equitable and inclusive!

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