This presentation was used as part of a workshop on gaming in the classroom at the 2010 Games in Education Symposium. It addresses changes in technology, mobile learning, logistics, and a variety of games and how they can be used for engaged student learning.
Civilization Revolution Curricular Connections: World History Critical Thinking - Historical Scenarios and What If? Writing!
Civilization Revolution “ What? Gandhi’s archers just slaughtered my guys!” “ We are researching Eli Whitney in one of my other classes, and he just appeared in one of my cities!” “ Abe’s not honest. He promised me peace!”
“ The Greeks attack my village, my people, and my pride. My people are kidnapped. The Greeks offered to return them for gold; however, I do not have the quantity of gold they require for the safe return of my people.” “ It is amazing how reliant people are on violence...” “ For the most part, Elizabeth was a queen who wanted peace. Caesar on the other hand loved to fight and dominate.” “ Today, I established the great city of Rome. I then got a visit from Alexander the Great, and he told me of a barbarian village that was plotting to destroy my small city.”
Costs This is what our district paid for our last purchases. Item Price Bretford Case $ 1019.96 20 iPod Touch $ 3383.00 13” MacBook $ 864.45 Apple Care $ 155.55 Total $ 5422.96 Item Price Bretford Cart $ 1954.96 30 iPod Touch $ 5074.50 13” MacBook $ 864.45 Apple Care $ 155.55 Total $ 8049.46