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iCivics: How Games Can Teach Students to be Better Citizens

Wed, 07/28/2010 - 18:12

What began as the Our Courts Project for middle-school students has now evolved into the more comprehensive iCivics, a resource for educators and parents that teaches about the Constitution, Bill of Rights and the three branches of government through free online game play.

Branches of Power

Mon, 07/19/2010 - 00:00

Looking for another super awesome learning game for your classroom?  Filament Games does it again with Branches of Power

Gaming Tree

Sun, 07/11/2010 - 00:00

The games about the U.S. government have generated a significant following. Fifty-seven percent of students who played Do I Have a Right?—one of the first free Web games iCivics released last year in the classroom went on to play it, unprompted, at home. In addition, 550,000 unique players have played the three judicial branch games featured on Ourcourts.org more than 700,000 times, per iCivics.