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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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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 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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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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New Documentary Recounts the Life of iCivics Founder Sandra Day O’Connor

Sep 20, 2021

Sept. 21, 2021, marks the 40th anniversary of the unanimous confirmation of Sandra Day O’Connor as the first female Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. A new documentary just released by American Experience, “Sandra Day O’Connor: The First,” provides new insights into this pioneering woman, recounting a life that reflected and shaped an era. O'Connor founded iCivics in 2009.

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2021: Courage, Integrity and Commitment

Sep 15, 2021

iCivics Educator Network member, Verónica Schmidt-Gómez, explains the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month and how iCivics has helped her teach English and multilingual learners.

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I ❤️ Support: My Time Helping Teachers as an iCivics Intern

Sep 10, 2021

Jerry Vogel describes his experience working on the iCivics Tech and Support teams during his first few months as an intern.

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