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“Fair Play”: A Videogame Designed to Address Implicit Race Bias Through Active Perspective Taking. 3 Digital Tools for Helping Students Gain Perspective on Immigration. By Erin Wilkey Oh, Common Sense Education As the debate over U.S. immigration policy continues to divide voters across the country, more and more online resources are popping up to help us understand this complex, emotionally charged issue.

3 Digital Tools for Helping Students Gain Perspective on Immigration

For young people without a personal connection to an immigration story, these websites, games, multimedia news pieces, and more, can help put a human face on an abstract debate. For students with first-hand knowledge of the immigrant experience, they can find validation of their stories and/or those of their friends and family.

The three tools below give teachers a few ways to approach the topic of immigration in the classroom. While none of these resources offers a complete picture of the situation on its own, they can help students step back for a big-picture, historical perspective on U.S. immigration, as well as zoom in for the details of the lived experience. American Panorama NPR: Borderland. Papers, Please Educator Review. How Can Teachers Use It?

Papers, Please Educator Review

It'll fit into a unit on immigration and/or citizenship in history, social studies, or government classes. Since there's no tutorial, some portion of the class should be devoted to how the game works and how to play it. Students could play at home or in a computer lab, or sign up for in-class slots of play time. After each session, have students reflect on their experience in a journal.

Create dedicated prompts for the journals, and since students will likely be interested in one anothers' unique experiences, consider using a blogging platform. Read MoreRead Less What's It Like? The Radix Endeavor. Fairplay. Quandary. Board Games Rankings/Reviews. Video Game Reviews/Rankings. Welcome to Steam.

GLS Studios - Games. Game-based science curriculum units for educators and students. Play - ARIS - Mobile Learning Experiences. Minecraft.net - Home. Sid Meier's Civilization. Sid Meier's Power Rankings: Every Sid Meier's Game Ranked. Last week 2K released Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth, a spiritual successor to Alpha Centauri that takes the already legendary Civilization 5 template and sticks it in space.

Sid Meier's Power Rankings: Every Sid Meier's Game Ranked

If you’ve been following Meier over his decades of great work, you already know Beyond Earth will be prudent, colorful and painstakingly tuned. It will welcome you with open arms, and give you enough content to keep your teeth sinking for the rest of your life. That is, after all, what his games do. Sid Meier is an institution at this point. He’s perhaps the only designer who genuinely deserves to put his name on the box (sorry American McGee!) With that, we present to you the official Paste power-rankings of the games that bear Sid Meier’s name in the title. (Note: We consolidated franchises into one blurb, so the Civilization entry refers to all the games in that series, and so on and so forth. 7. 6. These days Gettysburg looks like a precursor to the wonderful Total War franchise.

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Math Games. Case Study Games? Learning Games List MidAmerica Nazarene Universit. The Center for Games & Learning currently holds approximately 300+ game* titles in it's collection.

Learning Games List MidAmerica Nazarene Universit

These are listed below. Please sort using these predefined filters. You may apply a filter from each category to narrow your results. To clear your filters, click the "All Skills" or "All Game Types" buttons. 7 Ate 9 Numerical Literacy Copies: 1 Length: 5m 2 to 4 Player(s) Math game: draw cards for use in mathematical operations while other players do the same at once. 7 Wonders Length: 30m 2 to 7 Player(s) History game: select cards to build an ancient civilization. A Few Acres of Snow Critical Thinking. The online classification of Serious Games.

Games for Change. GameUp - BrainPOP. The Sims - The Sims 4 Available Now - Official Site. Home. PeaceMaker: Play the News. Solve the Puzzle. Ecology: Resilient Planet. Student Edition (Print & Digital) This 120-page, full-color magazine introduces the host researchers and Argonaut teams, provides the science background knowledge and the tools to help students solve each Mission challenge.

Ecology: Resilient Planet

It also contains a “getting started” tutorial, reference charts, a glossary, and interdisciplinary connections. Teacher Edition (Print & Digital) This 144-page, two-color manual includes facsimile Student Edition pages, wrap-around teacher notes, lesson plans, extentions, worksheets, and resources. Videos 60 minutes of videos introduce teachers and students to some of the world’s top explorers and key science concepts. Digital Labs and Games Digital Labs allow students to explore the scientists’ work through interactive online games such as the “Operation: Resilient Planet Game,” JASON’s award-winning 3D underwater adventure. RollerCoaster Tycoon World is the ultimate theme park experience. Gamestar Mechanic. Game Maven Teaches You How to Code While Making Games.