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iCivics (formerly Our Courts) is a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. iCivics is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is concerned that students are not getting the information and tools they need for civic participation, and that civics teacher need better materials and support.

Please click on the following link to browse curriculum units in budgeting, foundations of government, citizenship and participation, persuasive writing, the judicial branch, the executive branch, and the legislative branch:

http://www.icivics.org/teachers

iCivics is a dimensional site for teachers and students providing games that can be used at home or in the classroom as well as lessons aligned to the seventh grade Florida benchmarks for civics and government:

http://www.icivics.org/games