Watchworthy Wednesday: iCivics Game Delivers Lessons on U.S. Presidency

As Donald Trump was declared president elect early this morning, the website iCivics debuted a new edition of Executive Command, an animated educational game aimed at teaching kids all about the role of the president. The game has players take on the role and select an agenda for the country. They learn what it takes to accomplish their goals while facing the challenges and responsibilities that appear along the way.

“We don’t learn civics and how to be involved as a citizen, genetically. We have to learn it, every generation,” Justice Sandra Day O’Connor says in a video on the website. She founded iCivics, a nonprofit civics education group, in 2009, after having served 25 years on the Supreme Court as the first woman appointed to the highest court in the nation. “I wanted to teach young people in America how they can be part of the governmental structure, and help decide what problems to tackle and how to solve them.”

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