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Apply to Join iCivics' Educator Network: A Premier Professional Learning Experience

Sep 09, 2020

Serve as an ambassador for iCivics and join fellow educators who are championing high-quality equitable civic education, empowering students to engage as citizens in our democracy.

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Power to the (Young) People! New Election Activities for Students

Sep 09, 2020

Explore iCivics' newest non-partisan election activities for students that can be used at home — the Students Power Elections Guide and Win the White House Family Guide.

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Makematic Gets Support from ClickView, iCivics, Participate and Adobe to launch TOM, a Free Masterclass in Teaching Online

Sep 02, 2020

This free professional development resource is designed to support educators grappling with the transition to remote teaching and learning.

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Teaching Online: Getting from Surviving to Thriving

Sep 01, 2020

iCivics' Chief Education Officer, Emma Humphries, shares advice for getting from surviving the day to driving meaningful student engagement to building a thriving online classroom community. 

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2020 Presidential Candidate Guide for Students

Aug 31, 2020

Use the free guide to help students compare and contrast presidential candidates. 

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iCivics Lessons Optimized for Student-Led Learning on Nearpod

Aug 24, 2020

Try these iCivics lessons on Nearpod that are perfect for transitioning quickly between in-person and remote learning.

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Classroom Election Activities and Ideas, Ideal for Remote Learning

Aug 18, 2020

Need ideas for remote and in-person election activities? Here are tips for students from elementary to high school. 

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Games for Change Student Challenge

Aug 14, 2020

iCivics supported the game design prompt, Get The Party Started, to help students examine party politics.

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As Election Nears, iCivics and the Annenberg Public Policy Center Offer Three Updated Civics Learning Games to Teach Students How Government Works

Aug 12, 2020

The free, nonpartisan online games are designed to help educators, parents, and families teach students how the branches of government interact, how the judicial system works, and how laws are made. 

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9 iCivics Games with English Language Learners Supports

Aug 04, 2020

iCivics is committed to providing high-quality and effective civic learning materials that are accessible–and engaging–for English language learners

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