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iCivics in the New York Times

Mon, 04/11/2016 - 20:57

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.

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Twelve Scores and One Day Later…

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 18:10

 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.  

Educating Our Citizens- The Biggest Challenges of 2016

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:22

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:

Constitution Day Twitter Party Recap

Thu, 09/17/2015 - 12:51
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.

iCivics Welcomes Dr. Kelly Leahy Whitney to the Team

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 12:18

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.