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Civic Education

Announcement: Ohio Civics Partnership Established

MARCH 05, 2015

The Capitol Square Foundation, the John Glenn College at The Ohio State University, and iCivics today announced a partnership to create a web based, interactive citizenship curriculum that will focus on Ohio civics education.   The partnership, bringing together state specific civics curriculum and corresponding federal civics curriculum, is the first of its kind in the United States.  The partnership also believes the iCivics Ohio website will help to develop and engage future generations to become active participants in their communities.

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Events

Close Up Tweet Up Recap: A Democratized Civic Learning Experience

MARCH 04, 2015

Close Up DC Students in circleHow do you get students involved with civic topics and concepts in a deep and engaging way beyond classroom rhetoric?  One method is mock congress and debate.

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Events

Robert Henry Joins iCivics Board of Directors

FEBRUARY 26, 2015

Robert HenryToday, we are excited to announce the appointment of Robert Henry to the iCivics Board of Directors.  Having served in each branch of government- Oklahoma House of Representatives (1976-86); Attorney General of Oklahoma (1986, 1990); U.S.

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Civic Education

5 Hacks For Your iCivics Classroom

FEBRUARY 11, 2015

iCivics provides games, lesson plans and learning resources that fulfill the broad range of civics, social studies and common core requirements.  Looking to make your iCivics Classroom more efficient this semester? Check out these iCivics Hacks by  iCivics Teacher Council Member Kim Craig!

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Civic Education

5 Hacks For Your iCivics Classroom

FEBRUARY 11, 2015

iCivics provides games, lesson plans and learning resources that fulfill the broad range of civics, social studies and common core requirements.  Looking to make your iCivics Classroom more efficient this semester? Check out these iCivics Hacks by  iCivics Teacher Council Member Kim Craig!

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Events

2015 MACEI Award

FEBRUARY 04, 2015

We are pleased to announce that iCivics is one of nine nonprofit organizations around the world to receive the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award, which was announced today, recognizes exceptional nonprofit organizations who have demonstrated creativity and impact, and invests in their long-term sustainability with sizable one-time grants.  The magnitude of such an honor comes in part because the MacArthur Foundation does not seek or accept nominations but rather chooses the awardees itself. 

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Civic Education

The Forgotten "C"

JANUARY 08, 2015

College and career readiness are two common themes in education today.  In fact, most states have created, or are working to create, a college and career readiness definition.  States promote this definition as the driver and indicator of success for K-12 education.  Of the states that have a definition, most of the definitions include pieces of the following elements:

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Events

iCivics 2014 Annual Report Available

DECEMBER 16, 2014

Lifetime Meaningful PlaysThis December, iCivics is thrilled to release our 2014 Annual Report.   Highlights include:

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Games

Bring Back The Arcade!

DECEMBER 12, 2014

The Smithsonian Art Museum and Renwick Gallery turned it's courtyard into the largest arcade of throwbacks and newly innovated games that would mesmerize the wildest teenage imagination from 1970 to the present.  The lure of nostalgia and

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