iCivics in the News

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Events

iCivics Welcomes New Board Members

JUNE 10, 2016

This month, iCivics is thrilled to announce two notable additions to our Governing Board: Mr. Jay O’Connor and Mr. Tom Lue, Esq. Both are invested in our mission to provide free and high-quality civic education resources to teachers and students. And both bring with them significant expertise from the technology and legal fields, sure to enrich our organization.

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Civic Education

2016 – Our election, Race and Educational Reform or Why We Need Institutions

JUNE 07, 2016

If you want to talk about education reform, you will find a lot of statistics about poor performance and theories on how to tackle it.  So far, easy.  There is still much controversy about how to fix the problems but most agree that the biggest problem is addressing educational achievement for poor students.

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Events

LearnLaunch Welcome Reception for iCivics on May 4!

APRIL 21, 2016

Are you passionate about edtech and civic engagement? LearnLaunch and iCivics are teaming up to bring the edtech community together at iCivics' new location in Inman Sq, Cambridge. Join us for games, appetizers, drinks, and conversation about how to use edtech tools like gaming to engage youth! 

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Civic Education

iCivics in the New York Times

APRIL 11, 2016

iCivics was in the New York Times!  Highlighting the various strides iCivics has taken to become the reputable, nonpartisan classroom resource it is today; Times reporter Natasha Singer sits down with Justice O'Connor to talk about the importance of engaging civic tools that meet students where they are. Read the full article: 

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Civic Action

Twelve Scores and One Day Later…

MARCH 02, 2016

 Super Tuesday and the meaning of democracy Twelve states later and while we don’t know the nominees, the outline is shaped.  Perhaps it is time a good time to ask: What is the meaning of democracy and how does the primary process reflect our values? In this primary, voters had real choices spanning very different approaches to government policy and style.  

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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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