iCivics Blog and News

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Product Announcement

Try Our New Assessments Tool with Cast Your Vote & Win the White House

OCTOBER 13, 2020

Assign either, Cast Your Vote or Win the White House, ahead of the 2020 election to test drive iCivics' new learning assessment tool.

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One Month Left to Teach About the 2020 Election

OCTOBER 09, 2020

New resources to help students learn about the role of the vice president, electoral college vs. popular vote, gerrymandering, and reapportionment/redistricting ahead of the 2020 election.

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Blog Post

Using Games To Drive Student Engagement in a Remote Classroom

SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

The iCivics team provides recommendations for using games in remote instruction.

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Product Announcement

Weekly Planners for Middle and High School Students

SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

Each planner is built in the Google Suite and includes 3-5 days of activities, ideal for remote or hybrid learning. 

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Blog Post

Many Hands, One Space: Tackling the Challenges of Remote Learning

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member, Jenifer Hitchcock shares remote learning strategies she has used to build community and keep students engaged in her virtual classroom. 

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Blog Post

A timely moment in a major presidential election year to explore voting and the Constitution

SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

iCivics' Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Julie Silverbrook, discusses how the Constitution did not explicitly provide the right to vote.

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Blog Post

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

SEPTEMBER 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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Product Announcement

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

SEPTEMBER 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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Product Announcement

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

SEPTEMBER 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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Blog Post

Teaching Online: Getting from Surviving to Thriving

SEPTEMBER 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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