Global Sim Lets Kids Direct Earth's Future

Global Sim Lets Kids Direct Earth's Future

Fate of the World: Tipping Point

Complex global-influence game in which players’ choices rule the world

Pros: Mission variety, copious data, and an attractive interface engage students and teach global concepts.

Cons: Can feel overwhelming if there's not enough guidance or feedback.

Bottom Line: Complex multi-issue game succeeds in teaching world politics and global development while building perspective and decision-making skills.

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