iCivics Blog and News

For any media inquiries, please contact: icivicspress@icivics.org

Click on the buttons below to further filter the content on this page.

Blog Post

Black History Month: Lesson Plans and Resources for the Classroom

Feb 01, 2021

With the arrival of Black History Month, iCivics has gathered resources to engage students during February and year-round.

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

The First 100 Days and Beyond: Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources for Teaching the Executive Branch

Jan 15, 2021

To mark the beginning of a new presidency, use these resources to teach the first 100 days and the road beyond.

 

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

Teaching About the Capitol Riot: Resources for Classroom Conversations Surrounding the Capitol Insurrection

Jan 12, 2021

iCivics has rounded up resources for teachers to have meaningful classroom discussions surrounding the Capitol riot.

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

Assaults on Our Constitutional Democracy and How We Navigate Forward

Jan 07, 2021

iCivics' Executive Director, Louise Dubé, shares a statement on the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol. 

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

After the Election: Continuing to Empower Civic-Minded Students

Dec 03, 2020

iCivics Director of Social Engagement, Amber Coleman-Mortley, share strategies parents and educators can employ after the election and throughout the year to empower students to continue learning and engaging.

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

Love Letters to Our Educators

Nov 19, 2020

We know how absolutely exhausting this year has been for teachers, as both a human beings and professionals, and we want to say thank you.

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

Find iCivics at NCSS's 2020 Virtual Conference, December 4-6, 2020

Nov 18, 2020

The iCivics team is hosting engaging virtual sessions and panels on timely civics topics and new resources.

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

Tips for Keeping Control of Difficult Conversations in Virtual Classrooms

Nov 05, 2020

To help teachers keep control of student conversations on tough or timely topics in a virtual classroom, we are sharing highlights and tips from our recent webinar with Share My Lessons.

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

Teaching the Election and Current Events with iCivics

Oct 22, 2020

Middle school teacher, Elizabeth Lucas (IA), shares tips and her experience in teaching the election.

READ MORE >>
Blog Post

Singing to the Polls: Engaging Student Voice During the Election

Oct 22, 2020

We sat down with iCivics Educator Network Member, Debra Tavaras, to discuss some of the amazing work she’s leading with students in the state of Georgia.

READ MORE >>