iCivics in the News

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Blog Games

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.

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Announcement Games

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 FactCheck.org and Annenberg Classroom, to create a new educational game that teaches news literacy and the precepts of journalistic standards.

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Blog Civic Education

Spotlight on Educator Network: Valencia Abbott (NC)

MAY 10, 2018

The iCivics Educator Network is an energetic group of educational professionals who represent iCivics with outreach and training and, just as importantly, provide the organization with invaluable insights and guidance relating to the field, the profession, and the realities of the classroom. 

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Announcement Civic Education

Democracy At Play: A Civic Challenge For Families

MAY 01, 2018

iCivics launches new campaign geared toward getting families talking about civics and politics.

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Media Events

iCivics Attends RISE 2018

APRIL 13, 2018

iCivics staff and Educator Network members attend the celebration of the 35 year anniversary of the bipartisan report, "A Nation At Risk".

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Media Events

iCivics Receives Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellowship

APRIL 11, 2018

iCivics part of the 12th class of Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute fellows selected from 355 applicants worldwide.

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Announcement Events

iCivics Project Innovation Winner

APRIL 09, 2018

NBC Universal Foundation chooses iCivics as one of the winners of its inaugural Project Innovation grant competition.

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Announcement Civic Education

iCivics Part of Push For Mandatory Civics in Massachusetts

APRIL 04, 2018

iCivics is a co-founder of the  Massachusetts Civic Learning Coalition. Read to learn more about civics in the state of Massachusetts or join the discussion on social media: #MACivicsForAll, #MACivics!

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Blog Civic Education

Educator Discusses iCivics’ Impact on Students In and Out of the Classroom

MARCH 29, 2018

Our educator network is comprised of a consortium of educators, teacher trainers, and curriculum developers across almost all 50 states. We like sharing the experiences of our Educator Network members as examples of how teachers take civic learning outside their classroom and into the broader world. Here is Rahbin Shyne's (CA) account of using Crisis of Nations with her students.

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Blog Civic Education

Why Am I Here?

MARCH 27, 2018

Many students will experience dissonance between what is taught about American institutions in social studies class and what is happening in the world they live in.  What responsibilities do educators have to ensure that all students understand the institutions that are at play in our communities and our country and their role in this system?.

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