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2020 Census: Make Sure Your Students Know They Count

MARCH 05, 2020

New iCivics lesson and printable infographic to teach what the census is, and why getting counted matters.

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Looking for election teaching tools? Find them at iCivics' Election HQ!

MARCH 03, 2020

Teach about the presidential election process with iCivics games, print-and-go lesson plans, and new timely infographics.

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iCivics Launches First Ever Student-Led Social Media Campaign

FEBRUARY 26, 2020

#CivicsForUs, a social media effort led by the iCivics ​Youth As Civic Experts Network, will ask students across the country how civic education can be more relatable and equitable for all.

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New Suffrage Resources for Women’s History Month

FEBRUARY 25, 2020

A new infographic, WebQuest, and DBQuest are available to teach about women’s suffrage and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment.

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Student Mock Trial: From the Classroom to the Courthouse

FEBRUARY 24, 2020

Social studies teacher, Deirdre O’Connor, describes how engaged her 8th grade students in a mock trial with iCivics curriculum. 

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iCivics at SXSWEDU 2020

FEBRUARY 10, 2020

iCivics will lead two panel sessions on civic education at this year's SXSW EDU Conference & Festival in March.

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Playtesting A New Version of Court Quest

JANUARY 27, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member, David Olson (WI), shares his students' experience playtesting the new version of our Court Quest game. 

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January Resources: Make 2020 the Year of Student Activation

JANUARY 23, 2020

Go back to the basics, helping students practice skills that encourage them to participate in civic life and take action on issues that matter to them.

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Impeachment, the Infographic, and the Messy Desk

JANUARY 15, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member (CA), Karalee Nakatsuka, shares a reflection about how she used iCivics' Impeachment & Conviction Infographic.

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New Accessibility Tools Available for Cast Your Vote

JANUARY 10, 2020

The new, fully reimagined Cast Your Vote game now offers features for students with visual or mobile impairments. 

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