iCivics in the News

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Democracy At Play: A Civic Challenge For Families

MAY 01, 2018

iCivics launches new campaign geared toward getting families talking about civics and politics.

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iCivics Attends RISE 2018

APRIL 13, 2018

iCivics staff and Educator Network members attend the celebration of the 35 year anniversary of the bipartisan report, "A Nation At Risk".

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iCivics Receives Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellowship

APRIL 11, 2018

iCivics part of the 12th class of Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute fellows selected from 355 applicants worldwide.

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iCivics Project Innovation Winner

APRIL 09, 2018

NBC Universal Foundation chooses iCivics as one of the winners of its inaugural Project Innovation grant competition.

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iCivics Part of Push For Mandatory Civics in Massachusetts

APRIL 04, 2018

iCivics is a co-founder of the  Massachusetts Civic Learning Coalition. Read to learn more about civics in the state of Massachusetts or join the discussion on social media: #MACivicsForAll, #MACivics!

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Educator Discusses iCivics’ Impact on Students In and Out of the Classroom

MARCH 29, 2018

Our educator network is comprised of a consortium of educators, teacher trainers, and curriculum developers across almost all 50 states. We like sharing the experiences of our Educator Network members as examples of how teachers take civic learning outside their classroom and into the broader world. Here is Rahbin Shyne's (CA) account of using Crisis of Nations with her students.

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Why Am I Here?

MARCH 27, 2018

Many students will experience dissonance between what is taught about American institutions in social studies class and what is happening in the world they live in.  What responsibilities do educators have to ensure that all students understand the institutions that are at play in our communities and our country and their role in this system?.

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Change is in the Air: Announcing New Site Changes for iCivics.org

MARCH 23, 2018

We've recently upgraded our Home page and our About page for a new and improved experience. Be on the lookout for more great changes over the summer!

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You + iCivics is What Every Conference Needs

MARCH 19, 2018

iCivics Curriculum Associate Taylor Davis shares her experience boothing at the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) EL Vendor Expo in Chester County, PA.  She shares a few helpful tips to help anyone boothing for iCivics.

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iCivics featured in SXSWedu Panel on Games and Learning

MARCH 13, 2018

iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé, joined Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Northern Colorado Matthew Farber, Steve Isaacs, a games design teacher at William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge, NJ and Games for Change President Susannah Pollack for their panel: “What Kids Say About Games -- And Can We Listen?”.

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