iCivics Blog and News

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Blog Post

Taking the Declaration in New Directions

NOVEMBER 18, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Sarah Cooper (CA), discusses how she teaches the Declaration of Independence using iCivics' lesson plans.

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Product Announcement

New Lessons on the U.S. Judicial Branch

NOVEMBER 18, 2019

Help students understand how the court system really works with iCivics' new lessons, simulations, and infographic!

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Blog Post

Behind-the-Scenes with Filament Games: Creating a New Cast Your Vote

NOVEMBER 15, 2019

Filament Game Designer, Colin Skinner, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the process of remastering iCivics' Cast Your Vote game. 

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Blog Post

November Resources: One Year Until the 2020 Election

NOVEMBER 06, 2019

Use this month to engage students in learning about voting, the electoral process, the role of political parties, and how impeachment works.

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News Story

National Endowment for the Humanities & U.S. Department of Education Award $650,000 to iCivics

NOVEMBER 05, 2019

iCivics will lead a coalition of experts in assessing the state of, and best practices in, the teaching of American history, civics, and government in K-12 education. 

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Product Announcement

New Impeachment & Conviction Infographic

OCTOBER 29, 2019

Our new printable infographic and accompanying Slide Deck will help you teach about how impeachment happens.

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Blog Post

Going Straight to the (Primary) Source: A Week at the Library of Congress

OCTOBER 22, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Allyson McNaboe (WV), shares takeaways from attending a Library of Congress Teacher Institute. 

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Product Announcement

Just released! A new version of Cast Your Vote

OCTOBER 21, 2019

Help students build the skills they need to be informed voters in upcoming elections with iCivics' Cast Your Vote game.

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Blog Post

Teaching Impeaching: When Lessons Change

OCTOBER 09, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Jenifer Hitchcock (VA), shares how she quickly crafted a lesson plan on impeachment to address her students' questions.

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News Story

iCivics Featured in Boston Globe

OCTOBER 08, 2019

New Massachusetts state standards for civics instruction are changing the way civics is taught and prioritized across the state.

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