While playing Galactic Mappers, a social studies game about physical geography, students can be assessed on geography and design skills as they collaborate with teammates. C. Ross Flatt, a sixth-grade social studies teacher and curriculum developer, in this blog post describes how he uses Galactic Mappers to engage and observe his students as they learn about social studies. "The game also allows me to assess skills beyond content -- primarily social-emotional learning," Flatt writes.

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