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iCivics in Dual Language Teaching: How to Utilize iCivics Resources to Engage English and Multilingual Learners

Mar 26, 2021

iCivics Educator Network member and Dual Language Social Studies teacher, Verónica Schmidt-Gómez, shares how she uses game-based language learning and other iCivics resources to engage English learners (ELs) in her classroom.

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Civics for All: Empowering English and Multilingual Learners

Mar 15, 2021

In this article, Kristen Chapron from iCivics and Sarah Ottow from Confianza explain why iCivics is a great place to support English learners (ELs) and share further resources on how to support your students in the classroom.

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Women’s History Month in the Classroom: Teaching Resources and Activities to Celebrate Pioneering Women

Mar 09, 2021

To get educators excited about teaching women’s history, we’re highlighting resources that inspire celebration and discussion around women’s contributions, struggles, and triumphs.

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Empower Students to Become Active Citizens During Civics Week in New York, March 8-12

Mar 08, 2021

New York schools celebrate Civics Week March 8-12! Here are resources to empower, engage, and educate your students on what it takes to become an active citizen.

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The Proof Is in: iCivics Games Strengthen Civic Knowledge and Dispositions

Feb 04, 2021

Assessment results from our election games make a strong case for game-based learning. 

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Black History Month: Lesson Plans and Resources for the Classroom

Feb 01, 2021

With the arrival of Black History Month, iCivics has gathered resources to engage students during February and year-round.

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The First 100 Days and Beyond: Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources for Teaching the Executive Branch

Jan 15, 2021

To mark the beginning of a new presidency, use these resources to teach the first 100 days and the road beyond.

 

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Teaching About the Capitol Riot: Resources for Classroom Conversations Surrounding the Capitol Insurrection

Jan 12, 2021

iCivics has rounded up resources for teachers to have meaningful classroom discussions surrounding the Capitol riot.

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Assaults on Our Constitutional Democracy and How We Navigate Forward

Jan 07, 2021

iCivics' Executive Director, Louise Dubé, shares a statement on the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol. 

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After the Election: Continuing to Empower Civic-Minded Students

Dec 03, 2020

iCivics Director of Social Engagement, Amber Coleman-Mortley, share strategies parents and educators can employ after the election and throughout the year to empower students to continue learning and engaging.

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