Nation-simulator game brings relevance to U.S. history lessons

02/5/2014 | Edutopia.org

Middle-grades teacher Aaron Kaio in this blog post describes how he uses the nation-building simulation game Civic Mirror as part of his U.S. history class. As students play through scenarios, they refer to relevant lessons from class such as the U.S. Constitution as a model. Instead of quizzing students, Kaio explains how the game prepares students to discuss and debate some of the same questions they will face in the real world.

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