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iCivics Will Offer "Argumentation Modules" to Advance Literacy and Critical Thinking

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 10:01

Critical thinking is at the heart of a full civics education. Good citizens need not just knowledge of how our government works, but also be able to participate constructively in that government.

Sandra Day O'Connor Gives Modern Civics Lesson

Thu, 04/14/2011 - 00:00

For students at Fulmore Middle School in South Austin, it is a 21stcentury take on a 200-year-old document. It is called iCivics, a computer program designed to break educational barriers, created by the woman who broke a few of her own.

Gamification at AMD's Game On! Texas 2011

Wed, 04/13/2011 - 00:00

On Tuesday, an eclectic collection of educators, video game designers and marketers, politicians, nonprofit staffers and a former Supreme Court Justice gathered on the AMD campus to talk about the so-called “Gamification” of education and how the power of gaming can be harnessed by schools and businesses.

iCivics Hosts "Educating for Democracy in a Digital Age"

Wed, 03/23/2011 - 18:52

Sandra Day O'Connor and Arne Duncan to Keynote Conference

Mr. Obama, tear down this wall!

Mon, 01/24/2011 - 00:00

Now five years into a productive retirement, O’Connor is devoting her life to teaching American youth about the United States government. 

iCivics named to ALSC's Great Websites for Kids

Wed, 01/19/2011 - 19:21

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has added more recommended websites to Great Web Sites for Kids