Games news items

NewsFeed Defenders Teaches News Literacy

OCTOBER 03, 2018

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

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.

Constitution Day Competition

AUGUST 23, 2018

We're challenging you to test your Bill of Rights knowledge and the knowledge of your friends and family!

Immigration Nation Upgrades Accessibility

AUGUST 16, 2018

Newly upgraded and enhanced Immigration Nation game increases accessibility features and game supports to better teaches students about the requirements for becoming eligible to apply for citizenship.

iCivics Attends ESA Games for Impact Showcase

MAY 25, 2018

May 8th, iCivics participated in the ESA Games for Impact Showcase held at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. Eight members of Congress and over 300 Congressional staff attended the event and learned about the impact that games can make on learning practices, accessibility to content, and community engagement.

iCivics and APPC Partner on New Media Literacy Game

MAY 17, 2018

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Annenberg Public Policy Center, home of and Annenberg Classroom, to create a new educational game that teaches news literacy and the precepts of journalistic standards.

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?”.

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.

¿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?.

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.