Sotomayor Helps iCivics Teach in Spanish

A civic education nonprofit organization founded by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is releasing a Spanish-language version of its popular game that is used to teach students about their civil rights, reports the WaPo. Spearheaded by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who joined the board of iCivics in 2015, the new release looks to help English-language learners who often struggle with the academic vocabulary and concepts of civics and social sciences. In addition to teaching language and curriculum goals, the game teaches students lessons that help them advocate for themselves. The group now has 19 computer games that were played by five million students last year. More here.

Tiffany D. Cross