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Democracy at a Crossroads: A National Summit to Promote Innovative Civic Learning Now

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 13:03

iCivics co-hosted a national summit to focus attention on why our nation needs innovative civic learning now. It was an incredible – if exhausting – experience, 15 months in the making.  This is a good time to reflect on the elements that made this national summit so successful.

CivXNow: iCivics Co-Hosts Democracy at a Crossroads Summit

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 18:02

Our nation faces enormous challenges at home and overseas, yet we are deeply divided. As Americans, we have increasingly segregated ourselves into echo chambers of the like-minded. To shed light and spur action on this issue, Carnegie Corporation of New York and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation sponsored a summit on September 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.  iCivics – the largest civic education provider in the country founded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (U.S. Supreme Court, Ret.), the Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University, the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and the Lou Frey Institute are co-hosting the summit and coordinating the program.

EdNet Learning Lab: Reese Teacher Fellow at George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 21:53

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 Teresa Osborne's (OR) account of her experience researching and developing curriculum at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

EdNet Learning Lab Teacher Summer Series: Act 1, The AP Gauntlet

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 15:00

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 part one of David Olson's (WI) "Teacher Summer Series" on professional development and teacher growth.

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