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Civic Education

Announcing iCivicsWA

JANUARY 23, 2018

The Council on Public Legal Education, part of LawforWA.org, is proud to present iCivicsWA, a free interactive web-based curriculum for Washington state educators, community partners, and students.

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Civic Education

May The (Civic) Force Be With You

JANUARY 05, 2018

iCivics Executive Director, Louise Dubé, discusses the importance of getting students interested in civic education. Dubé cites the Star Wars franchise as an example for engaging students in the classroom.

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Events

My First Naturalization Ceremony

DECEMBER 17, 2017

iCivics Curriculum Associate Taylor Davis shares her first experience at a Naturalization Ceremony while at the 97th Annual Conference for the Social Studies in San Francisco, California.    

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Games

¿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?.

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Events

Holiday Card Contest Winner

DECEMBER 06, 2017

Find out the winners of our 2017 iCivics Holiday Card Contest! Check out the excerpts from our finalists.

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Games

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.  

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Events

iCivics Holiday Card Contest

OCTOBER 27, 2017

Participate in this year’s iCivics Holiday Card Contest! Contestants should include their favorite thing about iCivics games and how iCivics is helping form them into a future engaged citizen.  

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Civic Education

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

OCTOBER 25, 2017

iCivics co-hosted a national summit to focus attention on why our nation needs innovative civic learning now. With over 250 people in attendance, strong press coverage and a roster of panelists that included Justice Sonia Sotomayor, former Education Secretary John King, PBS anchor Judy Woodruff and so many others, the summit was a huge success by all accounts.  

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Games

Popular Do I Have A Right? Game Now with ELL Resources and Option to Play in Spanish

OCTOBER 23, 2017

The latest version of the iCivics “Do I Have A Right?” game includes a Spanish language version "¿Tengo algún derecho?"; Bill of Rights Mode; and scaffolding for English Language Learners and struggling readers.

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Civic Education

CivXNow: iCivics Co-Hosts Democracy at a Crossroads Summit

SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

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.

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