iCivics

An Innovative Web-based Civic Education Project

iCivics is an innovative web-based civic education project targeting teachers and students with games and lessons designed to reinforce Florida’s civics and government standards. iCivics is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, and is coordinated in Florida by The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. We can provide training, webinars, and a wide range of services to help you utilize the site effectively with your students.

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About ICivicspdf

Curriculum

The links below will take you to the curriculum units and lessons which are all correlated with the Florida state standards in civics and government. Teachers will need to create an account to access any of the teacher materials listed below. Student accounts can also be created to store work and scores on games. Teachers and students can register here.

Teacher Resources

http://www.icivics.org/teachers

Standards Correlations:

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Florida ICivics Correlationspdf

Games

The iCivics site includes a wide range of games that can be used at home or in the classroom to reinforce content.

http://www.icivics.org/games

Teacher’s Guide

A teacher’s guide can be located at the link below to help you get started using iCivics in your classroom and keep track of student assignments.

https://www.icivics.org/sites/default/files/uploads/users/jcurley/iCivics%20Teacher%20User%20Guide.pdf

Content Specific Resources

The Scope and Sequence document will help you identify resources based on the content areas. This is a critical component of the site for Florida teachers.

https://cdn.icivics.org/sites/default/files/Scope%20&%20%20Sequence.pdf

Professional Development

Finally please sign up for professional development through The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. We can come to your district if you have 25 or more teachers. Otherwise, we can also provide a webinar training designed for your specific needs. Contact Annette Boyd Pitts at staff@flrea.org.

Learn More About Our Curriculum

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  • #justadulting 

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  • Justice Teaching 

    Justice Teaching is a partnership program pairing lawyers and judges with elementary, middle, and high school classes throughout Florida.

  • Law Related Course Electives 

    Lists a wide variety of law related electives to offer in your high school or middle school.

  • Life Inside 

    Life Inside is a video and curriculum on the Florida system of corrections. The thirty minute program comes with lessons and background materials for teachers.

  • Middle School Civics Curriculum 

    The Florida Law Related Education Association, Inc. has developed a seventh grade course outline and sampler of lessons to assist school districts and teachers in successfully implementing the seventh grade civics course.

  • Other National Resources 

    A list of websites that have been selected because of their potential use for civic educators.

  • Project Citizen 

    Project Citizen is a curricular program for middle, secondary, and post-secondary students, youth organizations, and adult groups that promotes competent and responsible participation in local and state government.

  • We the People 

    The primary goal of We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution is to promote civic competence and responsibility among the nation's elementary and secondary students.