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iCivics' Executive Director, Louise Dubé, Pens Boston Globe Op-ed on Civic Education

OCTOBER 26, 2020

Teaching young people about political institutions — and their roles in them — is critical for repairing our country. 

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Teaching the Election and Current Events with iCivics

OCTOBER 22, 2020

Middle school teacher, Elizabeth Lucas (IA), shares tips and her experience in teaching the election.

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Singing to the Polls: Engaging Student Voice During the Election

OCTOBER 22, 2020

We sat down with iCivics Educator Network Member, Debra Tavaras, to discuss some of the amazing work she’s leading with students in the state of Georgia.

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Leaning In: Teaching Elections and Controversial Topics

OCTOBER 21, 2020

iCivics and Vote by Design hosted a free conversation with over 65+ educators to discuss teaching the 2020 election and controversial issues in a non-partisan way. 

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Lesson Plans for Media Literacy Week, October 26-30

OCTOBER 20, 2020

Media Literacy Week, hosted by our partners at NAMLE, is October 26-30, 2020 . 

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What's Next: Designing for After the Election

OCTOBER 16, 2020

Vote By Design's, Lisa Kay Solomon, shares tips to prepare ourselves, our communities, and our young voters for everything that will follow a charged election day.

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News Story

iCivic Partners with Penguin Young Readers for The Ordinary Kids Change the World Challenge

OCTOBER 14, 2020

The challenge aims to foster the creativity of students and classrooms around the U.S. by encouraging submissions on how they would change the world. 

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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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Product Announcement

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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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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