iCivics made a number of changes to their site this month, and added some features.
I’ve often posted about its different activities, though this year will be the first time I expect to be trying out many of them since I’m teaching ELLs U.S. Government for the first time.
Their new additions include a number of animated videos. Unfortunately, though, I was not able to turn-on closed captioning, even though I tried on two different browsers. You’ll see in the video below that they are supposed to have that feature, so I’m guessing it was just a temporary glitch since they just unveiled the new redesign a couple of days ago. I’ve sent an email asking about it, and will update this post with their response.
Here’s a new video explaining what they offer: