iEngage Summer Civics Institute


LeCompte, K., Blevins, B., & Riggers-Piehl, T. (2019). Developing civic competence through action civics: A longitudinal look at the data. Journal of Social Studies Research.

Blevins, B., LeCompte, K, & Bauml, M. (2018). Developing students’ understandings of citizenship and advocacy through action civics. Social Studies Research and Practice, 13(2), 185-198.

Blevins, B. & LeCompte, K. (2018). Students at the Heart of Civic Learning:  Best Practices in Implementing Action Civics. In J. Clabough & T. Litner (Eds.) No Reluctant Citizen.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

LeCompte, K., Blevins, B., & Ray, B. (2017). Teaching Current Events:  Using media literacy as a framework for critical thinking, effective communication and active citizenship. Social Studies and The Young Learner, 29(3).

Blevins, B., LeCompte, K. & Wells, S. (2016). Innovations in civic education: Developing civic agency through action civics. Theory and Research in Social Education, (44)3, 344-384.

LeCompte, K. & Blevins, B.  (2016). Participatory Citizenship: A Commitment to Action Civics . In C. Wright-Maley and T. Davis’ (Eds.) Teaching for Democracy in an age of Economic Disparity, (pp.163-178)

Blevins, B. & LeCompte, K. (2015).  I am engaged: Action civics in four steps. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 27(4), 23-26.

LeCompte, K. & Blevins, B. (2015). Building civic bridges: Community centered action civics. The Social Studies,106(5), 209-217. doi: 10.1080/00377996.2015.1059792

Blevins, B., LeCompte, K., & Wells, S. (2014). Citizenship goes digital. Journal of Social Studies Research, 38(1), 33-44.