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News Story

iCivics featured in SXSWedu Panel on Games and Learning

MARCH 13, 2018

iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé, joined Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Northern Colorado Matthew Farber, Steve Isaacs, a games design teacher at William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge, NJ and Games for Change President Susannah Pollack for their panel: “What Kids Say About Games -- And Can We Listen?”.

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Product Announcement

Newly Upgraded DBQuest

FEBRUARY 01, 2018

iCivics is excited to announce the re-launch of the newly upgraded DBQuest! With DBQuest, students can explore primary source documents and reinforce evidence-based reasoning.

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Product Announcement

Announcing iCivicsWA

JANUARY 23, 2018

The Council on Public Legal Education, part of LawforWA.org, is proud to present iCivicsWA, a free interactive web-based curriculum for Washington state educators, community partners, and students.

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Blog Post

May The (Civic) Force Be With You

JANUARY 05, 2018

iCivics Executive Director, Louise Dubé, discusses the importance of getting students interested in civic education. Dubé cites the Star Wars franchise as an example for engaging students in the classroom.

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Blog Post

My First Naturalization Ceremony

DECEMBER 17, 2017

iCivics Curriculum Associate Taylor Davis shares her first experience at a Naturalization Ceremony while at the 97th Annual Conference for the Social Studies in San Francisco, California.    

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News Story

¿Tengo Algún Derecho? Featured on NBC Latino

DECEMBER 14, 2017

The iCivics recently upgraded Do I Have a Right? game was featured on NBC Latino. The network highlighted the game's Spanish language version, ¿Tengo Algún Derecho?.

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News Story

Holiday Card Contest Winner

DECEMBER 06, 2017

Find out the winners of our 2017 iCivics Holiday Card Contest! Check out the excerpts from our finalists.

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News Story

iCivics Covered by the Associated Press and the Washington Post

NOVEMBER 24, 2017

The iCivics game Do I Have A Right? was featured by the Associated Press and the Washington Post this morning. The game allows players to run their own constitutional law firm and help potential clients fight for their rights.  

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News Story

iCivics Holiday Card Contest

OCTOBER 27, 2017

Participate in this year’s iCivics Holiday Card Contest! Contestants should include their favorite thing about iCivics games and how iCivics is helping form them into a future engaged citizen.  

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News Story

Democracy at a Crossroads: A National Summit to Promote Innovative Civic Learning Now

OCTOBER 25, 2017

iCivics co-hosted a national summit to focus attention on why our nation needs innovative civic learning now. With over 250 people in attendance, strong press coverage and a roster of panelists that included Justice Sonia Sotomayor, former Education Secretary John King, PBS anchor Judy Woodruff and so many others, the summit was a huge success by all accounts.  

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