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Playtesting A New Version of Court Quest

Jan 27, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member, David Olson (WI), shares his students' experience playtesting the new version of our Court Quest game. 

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January Resources: Make 2020 the Year of Student Activation

Jan 23, 2020

Go back to the basics, helping students practice skills that encourage them to participate in civic life and take action on issues that matter to them.

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Impeachment, the Infographic, and the Messy Desk

Jan 15, 2020

iCivics Educator Network member (CA), Karalee Nakatsuka, shares a reflection about how she used iCivics' Impeachment & Conviction Infographic.

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New Year, New Civic Learning in Massachusetts

Jan 09, 2020

Teaching resources to help Massachusetts teachers meet and exceed the expectations of the new civics education law.

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December Resources: Updated Win the White House, The Game That Keeps on Giving

Dec 03, 2019

Keep students engaged ahead of winter break with these new election and judicial branch teaching resources.

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Taking the Declaration in New Directions

Nov 18, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Sarah Cooper (CA), discusses how she teaches the Declaration of Independence using iCivics' lesson plans.

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Behind-the-Scenes with Filament Games: Creating a New Cast Your Vote

Nov 15, 2019

Filament Game Designer, Colin Skinner, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the process of remastering iCivics' Cast Your Vote game. 

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November Resources: One Year Until the 2020 Election

Nov 06, 2019

Use this month to engage students in learning about voting, the electoral process, the role of political parties, and how impeachment works.

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Going Straight to the (Primary) Source: A Week at the Library of Congress

Oct 22, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Allyson McNaboe (WV), shares takeaways from attending a Library of Congress Teacher Institute. 

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Teaching Impeaching: When Lessons Change

Oct 09, 2019

iCivics Educator Network member, Jenifer Hitchcock (VA), shares how she quickly crafted a lesson plan on impeachment to address her students' questions.

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