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CNN: Sandra Day O'Connor Champions Civic Education

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 17:23

During Justice O'Connor's recent trip to Atlanta, Georgia to speak at the annual meeting of the Education Commission of the States, CNN caught up with her to get some inside scoop on iCivics.

Check out this CNN interview with Justice O'Connor about her passion for civic learning and iCivics!

 

CNN interviews Justice O'Connor

Justice O'Connor Headlines at National Association of Counties Conference

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 10:16

Justice O’Connor made a splash in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend at the 77th annual conference of the National Association of Counties. The justice keynoted the opening session, speaking to more than 1,500 county officials from around the country about the importance of civic learning.

 

Justice O’Connor, while noting that she is an unlikely ambassador for technology, observed that now more than ever our world is connected through technology and iCivics harnesses it to reach and engage youth.

 

iCivics in the Sunshine State

Thu, 07/05/2012 - 09:25

Florida is implementing a new state-wide assessment in civics. Check out this story from the Tampa Bay Tribune about how iCivics is already helping students and teachers prepare and get excited about civic learning.

iCivics Partner Filament Games Wins Competitive Education Grants

Thu, 06/28/2012 - 13:58

Filament Games Wins Competitive Department of Education SBIR Grants

Partnership with iCivics Will Develop Innovative Civic Learning Tools

 

iCivics: Effective and Engaging

Tue, 06/05/2012 - 10:48

“Because of iCivics, I’ve now got 500 children who are interested in their future in this country, who are interested in learning.” These are the words of an educator in Texas. This past year, iCivics formed the basis of a rigorous study in the Waco ISD school system.

iCivics in central Texas (video)

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 10:47

(April 30, 2012) iCivics and Justice O'Connor were back in Texas once again, this time to see the iCivics curriculum in action in Waco, Texas. Baylor University has worked closely with Waco and Midway Independent School Districts to bring iCivics to students throughout Waco. Justice O'Connor, Baylor's student volunteers, teachers, and most importantly the middle school students had a great time.

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