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Civic Education: Can Games Make the Grade?

By: Victoria Van Voorhis. Game-based learning invites students to experience subjects such as civics for themselves in new ways, motivating them to learn even more about the content.

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iCivics Creates a Powerful Blend of Civics Knowledge and Engagement

An unintended consequence of the intense focus on English and math standards and assessments in the NCLB decade is that civics took a back seat. “We believe it is a great mistake to push civics to the sideline in schools,” says former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. “Unfortunately, a staggering number of Americans today know dismayingly little about the basic history and traditions of our democracy. Nationwide, more than a third of all high school seniors today lack even basic civics knowledge and skills.”