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Teaching Tips: Customizing your Game Sandwich

Sep 02, 2021

Kristen Chapron from iCivics provides tips on how to get the most out of game-specific expansion packs.

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What’s Your Back-to-School Planning Style?

Aug 23, 2021

iCivics' Senior Director of Digital Learning Carrie Ray-Hill explains how our Scope and Sequence document is great for all teachers, whether you prefer a well-structured sequence of resources or finding bits and pieces to use in your own way.

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An Inside Look at Interning for iCivics

Aug 20, 2021

Intern Pranathi Posa shares her experience working at iCivics this summer

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Try a Game Sandwich: Meet the iCivics Extension Pack

Aug 09, 2021

Kristen Chapron from iCivics talks about game-specific extension packs and explains the “game sandwich.”

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Product Announcement

New Readers Teach Civics to Elementary Schoolers

Aug 04, 2021

iCivics is expanding its offering of elementary-level resources with a robust collection of readers for K-5 students, made in partnership with leading U.S. publisher Teacher Created Materials (TCM).

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Tackling Civics: 5 Project Problems iCivics Helps Solve

Jul 28, 2021

iCivics Educator Network member, Andrew Swan, illustrates the problems iCivics' Civics Projects workbook helps solve—from pacing to organization.

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Measuring Up: Civics Projects and Assessment

Jul 22, 2021

iCivics Curriculum Associate, Lora De Salvo, explains how the iCivics Civics Projects workbook will make grading civics projects easier.

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Voting in France: no sticker, but so much joie de vivre

Jul 07, 2021

At iCivics, we encourage educators to look globally when teaching students about elections. Seeing how things are done differently elsewhere may provide insight into our systems. In this blog post, we explore France – Gabriel Neher's home nation.

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News Story

iCivics Joins Partnership for American Democracy to Support Transformative Change for the Renewal of Democracy

Jul 02, 2021

The nonpartisan nonprofit launched July 1 during an event featuring remarks from iCivics’ Executive Director Louise Dubé

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Bringing Civics to Life for Students Through Film

Jun 14, 2021

One way to allow students to step inside of a civic experience and gain a deeper understanding of the function of government and the role that they play is through film. One resource you might use is Journeys in Film.

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