Cast Your Vote
Lively civics sim introduces the hows and whys of voting decisions
Pros: Feels very modern, and gets students to reflect on their positions on important issues.
Cons: Students can't access previous notes during Town Hall meetings, and scorecard at the end is a bit reductive.
Bottom Line: This game valuably shows students the importance of researching candidates and how to do it, and along the way gets students to define their political points-of-view.
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