A conversation on Justice at 92nd Street Y

DECEMBER 04, 2018

iCivics and 92Y host an intergenerational conversation on justice in New York City.

Spotlight on Educator Network: Paul Solarz (IL)

NOVEMBER 08, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Paul Solarz (IL) a fifth-grade teacher from Illinois. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us: info@icivics.org. If you are interested in serving on the iCivics Educator Network or want more information, visit www.icivics.org/our-network.

iCivics Featured in the Washington Post

NOVEMBER 02, 2018

What today’s parents can do to raise the next generation of informed voters.

Spotlight on Educator Network: Felicia Frantz (CO)

OCTOBER 22, 2018

This spotlight on our Educator Network features Felicia Frantz, an eighth-grade social studies teacher from Colorado. Interested in joining the Educator Network? Contact us here.

CivXNow Member Spotlight - Shawn Healy

OCTOBER 11, 2018

We sat down to talk with CivXNow coalition member Shawn Healy, Program Director at the Robert R. McCormick Foundation’s Democracy Program.

Teaching About the Midterm Elections

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

There are a variety of ways to introduce students to the elections. iCivics Educator Network Member, Joe Schmidt (ME) shares a few ways to make the experience engaging and informative.

Student-Centered Civic Action

JULY 18, 2017

What happens when you allow students to take the lead on civic issues they care about? iCivics Educator Network member, Shelina Warren (DC), shows us how empowering students with a solid foundation of their rights, can inspire them to make real community impact. In doing so, she created a lab experience that her students will never forget.

EdNet Learning Lab: National History Day Competition and Washington DC Trip

JUNE 26, 2017

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 an account by Jay Peledge (MA) on a combined trip to Washington, DC and the National History Day competition.

Make An Impact: Play. Donate. Repeat.

APRIL 03, 2017

Are you wondering what to do with all of those hard earned points from iCivics games? Use them to empower and support young social entrepreneurs. Through iCivics’ Impact Projects, you can log on to icivics.org/impact and spend your points to cast your vote for a handful of projects that have been carefully selected by the Ashoka Youth Ventures Change Makers.

Gamify This: Improving Local Civic Participation

DECEMBER 23, 2016