How I Use It
Loved ICivics...the website has everything a teacher needs to use immediately. I have shared this with others when I present at workshops, and teachers are impressed. Complete lessons can be adjusted to meet your class needs. Questions are available as well.
In the class, I set the games up for the students to play after they completed the introduction and took notes on each step. Students were engaged in their learning and were excited to continue the games at home. One student actually asked why we were playing games since they were fun. I had to explain how the learning was embedded in the game.
After completing the game, students completed reflections through my Google Classroom using questions from the lesson plans.
Wonderful! I have promoted this package to teachers that want to start in a game-based approach. The material is sound and teachers have data on each of their students learning. The website is complete with lessons and suggestions to using the games. If you are interested in engaging your students in civics...this is a must use approach.