Civics Game Explores Inner Workings of Local Government - Tech Learning

Civics Game Explores Inner Workings of Local Government

Gives students a nice window into local government, and how community leaders face tough decisions and complex civic problems.
Author:
Publish date:

Counties Work

Simulation game offers window into balancing act of local government

countiesworkgamess1

Pros: Students learn how political decisions can affect budgets, popular support, and communities.

Cons: If students are unfamiliar with county departments, they'll first need to read the in-game guide.

Bottom Line: Gives students a nice window into local government, and how community leaders face tough decisions and complex civic problems.

[Teach Global Themes With MultiMedia Stories From Around the World]

Read more here.

Site of the Week picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Common Sense Kids Action Announces National Digital Citizenship Legislative Campaign promo image

By Common Sense Education

Featured

Related