iCivics Blog and News

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iCivics Featured in the Washington Post

NOVEMBER 02, 2018

What today’s parents can do to raise the next generation of informed voters.

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Justice Sotomayor and iCivics in Education Week

NOVEMBER 02, 2018

Justice Sotomayor's life story fuels her passion for civics.

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Spotlight on Educator Network: Nathan McAlister (KS)

OCTOBER 29, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Nathan McAlister, a history teacher from Kansas. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us: info@icivics.org. If you are interested in serving on the iCivics Educator Network or want more information, visit www.icivics.org/our-network.

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iCivics Thanks Justice O'Connor As She Retires From Public Life

OCTOBER 24, 2018

iCivics founder Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced that she is stepping back from public life because of her diagnosis of dementia.

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Spotlight on Educator Network: Felicia Frantz (CO)

OCTOBER 22, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Felicia Frantz, an eighth-grade social studies teacher from Colorado. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us here.

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iCivics Announced as Civvys Winner at National Conference on Citizenship

OCTOBER 12, 2018

iCivics wins the Civvys award in the National category. 

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CivXNow Member Spotlight - Shawn Healy

OCTOBER 11, 2018

We sat down to talk with CivXNow coalition member Shawn Healy, Program Director at the Robert R. McCormick Foundation’s Democracy Program.

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NewsFeed Defenders Teaches News Literacy

OCTOBER 03, 2018

Newsfeed teaches students and adults how to spot ‘fake’ news and misinformation.

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Teaching About the Midterm Elections

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

There are a variety of ways to introduce students to the elections. iCivics Educator Network Member, Joe Schmidt (ME) shares a few ways to make the experience engaging and informative.

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BIG Dreams About VR

AUGUST 29, 2018

iCivics Chief Education Officer, Dr. Emma Humphries, shares how her trip to the BIG Festival in São Paulo, Brazil changed her perspective on the possibilities of virtual reality in the civics classroom.

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