I have been a fan of iCivics, the site founded by Justice O’Connor in 2009, since 2011. Since then, the site has continued to add fun, quality activities designed to help students learn about being responsible citizens. As a response to our current educational environment, iCivics has introduced a free, quest-based resource called, “iCivics Game … Continue reading iCivics Game Odyssey
It’s been awhile since I’ve visited the iCivics site. You can see my last post about it here (2012!). The site, founded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, offers interactives, games, and lesson plans for learning about civics. And it’s all free! There is a lot of curriculum available on the site, and teachers can log … Continue reading iCivics Drafting Board
I have posted about iCivics.org a couple of times on my blog- once about the website, spearheaded by Sandra Day O’Connor, and once about the awesome free app, Pocket Law Firm. As today is Election Day, I thought it would be appropriate to once again mention the value of iCivics.org. According to the site, “In … Continue reading iCivics Update
Do you have a student who likes to argue? Maybe one who aspires to be a lawyer one day? Introduce him or her to this website, which is “designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy.” With a woman like Justice Sandra Day O’Connor spearheading this effort to educate … Continue reading iCivics
The iCivics website is an incredible free resource that I have blogged about in the past. Recently, the site added a downloadable, printable resource called, “My County Works,” for elementary students that gives an overview of the way county governments work here in the United States. There are other links to lesson plans and activities … Continue reading Counties Work
With Constitution Day approaching in the United States on September 17th, I thought I would share “Do I Have a Right?” from iCivics. It is free, and you can play it on your web browser or using the iPad app. The game helps you to learn the rights you are given by the constitution as … Continue reading Do I Have a Right?