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Civic Education

Educating Our Citizens- The Biggest Challenges of 2016

JANUARY 11, 2016

The New York Times asked its readers to list the biggest challenges in 2016. On the education front, the Times selected a call for more civic education from Meredith in Massachusetts:

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Events

Constitution Day Twitter Party Recap

SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Have you ever gone home from school on Monday already exhausted and wondering how you will get through the week? May I suggest participating in the #sschat that takes place weekly on Mondays 7pm (EST) as a way to recharge your battery.

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Events

iCivics Welcomes Dr. Kelly Leahy Whitney to the Team

AUGUST 03, 2015

Kelly Whitney Profile PictureWe are pleased to announce Kelly Leahy Whitney, the newest member of the iCivics team.  Kelly joins us from PBS Learning where she was the Director of Curriculum.

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Civic Education

Alexander Heffner Interviews iCivics Executive Director Louise Dubé on The Open Mind

JULY 31, 2015

Executive Director Louise Dubé sat down with Alexander Heffner from The Open Mind to talk about how to reinvigorate civic education through virtual games for young people amidst the skepticism about politics.

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Events

JSADIHAR15 Recap: Gaming, Competing, Learning

JULY 23, 2015

The Junior State of America (JSA), iCivics, the education nonprofit founded by Sandra Day O’Connor to create engaging video games and digital curricula to teach kids civics, and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation hosted first-of-its-kind, civic education video game contest on July 13, 2015 at Georgetown University.

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Events

GLS11 Recap

JULY 17, 2015

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Events

MACEI Award Grantee Convening Recap

JULY 10, 2015

  MACEI Grantees Group Photo Image credit: MacArthur Foundation  

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Civic Education

Citizenship and Elementary Education- how do you teach that?

JULY 09, 2015

Citizenship and the Elementary Classroom – a seamless, perfect pair

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