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A Civics Website That Engages

Mar 29, 2010

John Hanke thought the old Our Courts site was "so cool, [he needed] to tell the world about it," and he did - in an article at Westlaw Insider. Wait till he sees iCivics!

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Learning By Doing Civics Through Serious Games

Mar 28, 2010

Eliane Alhadeff took a recent look at Do I Have a Right, Argument Wars and Supreme Decision in an article at Serious Games Market.

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Retired Justice Still Gives Opinions

Mar 09, 2010

“Do a darn good job and be fair and honest,” retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said during a talk in Greensboro in March.  The event was held at Elon Law School. You can read more about it in Jonelle Davis' article for the Greensboro News & Record.

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Courting Kids - An Interview with Sandra Day O’Connor

Mar 01, 2010

Sandra Day O'Connor spoke with NEA Today about why "another boring textbook" is not the answer to America's problems with civics education. Give the interview a read at the NEA website.

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Video games offer educators lessons in learning

Feb 22, 2010

ASU talked with frequent advocate of games-as-educational-tools professor James Gee about the Our Courts games, “situated learning” environments, and the future of games in education.

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Our Courts launches Argument Wars and persuasive writing unit

Feb 02, 2010

Our Courts releases its third interactive civics game, Argument Wars.

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Games that Address Contemporary Social and Global Issues

Feb 01, 2010

An article by Barry Joseph talks about the rise of serious games, using Do I Have a Right? as a prime example.

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