This game lets you discover what makes a hero and specifically look at the role of Wonder Woman. In looking at the character of Wonder Woman, we can discover different aspects of heroism. Is Wonder Woman really a heroine? Let’s find out together!
People in every country know the name Michael Jordan - the most famous basketball player in the world.
How did Michael Jordan become a famous basketball player? Who encouraged him throughout his way to the top of the NBA league? Who told him that he wasn't good enough?
Take a part in making Michael Jordan the player that we all know!
Meet the people in Michael Jordan's life, become one of them and play their role.
Cinderella is a 17 years old girl who lives with her father, her evil stepmother and 2 foolish step sisters – who love taking selfies, surfing online, going out till the late hours of the night and easily caving into peer pressure. The King has decided that the time has come for his son, the 18 year old prince, to find a wife!
What is really going on in Little Red Riding Hood's life when she meets the wolf? Let's find out.
Should technology become a major player in the ESL classroom? Discuss the issue with your colleagues and decide.
What should we do with a problematic pupil?
Learn all the ingredients of a good editorial and, with your team, condense that into an argument for or against Atom High adopting year-round schooling.
Cinderella has invited princesses from around the world to compare their stories. Learn about the folk tale that inspired stories like Cinderella and the myths that influence each story from around the world.
Based on the short story Mr. Know All participants reflect on the issue of stereotyping.
Did Emily Dickinson want us to read her poetry?
How did she want her poems to look?
Help discover Dickinson's lost poetry!
Investigate the original documents to better understand the concept of authorial intention and learn about some key players in the success of Emily Dickinson's work!
The private investigation team of "Detectives.com" is called to assist Muriel Glass, the young widow of Seymour Glass, in trying to figure out what happened to Seymour in the Hotel in Florida: why did he commit suicide? How does it all relate to the Bananafish?
"You never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them",
In these words Atticus explains Scout and Jem the way they should treat other people - those who are like them and those who are different from them; Black and white, criminals and their victims, haters and lovers.
In this game students are playing different characters from the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird": Scout, Jem, Aunt Alexandra, Calpurnia and Boo Radley. Each player is asked to "stand in the Other's shoes and walk around in them" in order to describe and explain his point of view, even if it is quite different from his own.
In the end of the game, the students will understand the complexity of Maycomb and the varied perspectives that comprise local society as well as human society in general.
A new student that just joined a UX course, after missing five lessons due to a sickness, is given an assignment. She's completely lost and doesn't know how to start her project. Her colleagues decide to help her out and tell her all about UX and its process.
Yoavi, the hero of the short story by Etgar Keret "Breaking the Pig", is growing up. The story closes with an open ending, where Yoavi "sets his pig free" in a field close by. Our story begins here. Yoavi doesn't know whether he should tell his father the truth about what he did. He has five close friends that he invites over in order to help him out with this situation. Some encourage him to lie, and the others want him to tell the truth.
Five characters receive an opportunity to go back in time to the 50's and debate the issue of Aliyah to Israel. Can they do it better this time and learn from past mistakes?
משחק תפקידים מרתק המבוסס על שיריו של יוסי אלפי, 'איך עושים עיראקי?
The murder of Emmett Till and the subsequent trial of two white men from Mississippi was a catalyst to the Civil Rights movement. He was not the first African American to be brutally beaten and lynched, and certainly not the last. What made Till's case significant is that images of his mutilated body in Jet magazine. This was the first time that the public saw the horrors of the institutionalized racism in the media.
Through analysis of primary and secondary sources, students will demonstrate their mastery of the content and historical thinking skills by writing an argumentative essay in response to the question: To what extent was this event a pivotal moment in the history of the civil rights movement?
Alex D. Rector is a young Theater director, about to direct "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams. You are the actors and she wants to work with you as a team: to think together about the play and Tom's character.
Alex's main question is: Should Tom feel guilty?
Should he give up his dreams and stay at home with Amanda and Laura?
Was Tom right to abandon Amanda and Laura in order to fulfill his dream?
Help Alex and join the discussion. You will find in your resources consuming background. Read it and share others.
Let's start ... Alex's success is the success of all of you ...
Students will be able to explore the (both intended and unintended) motivations for and consequences of European imperialism. Students will demonstrate mastery of the content and their ability to cite specific textual evidence from their analysis of academic sources done in class and use them to create and support their arguments.
A group of 5 from all walks of life have been suddenly kidnapped by the fearsome dictator Tono-Tono. He is interested in the opinions of these 5 Westerners in introducing a social network to the isolated country he rules, Maratahi.
Five soldiers overhear Macbeth and Banquo's pivotal conversation with the three witches and discuss Macbeth's merits and faults as the play's hero.
Students will be able to step into the shoes of the 1st international tradesmen and ambassadors. During the game, they will be able to experience the obstacles and decisions that people had to make during this time period.
The American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, and the creation of the US Constitution is a chapter in US history that is interesting and vital for students to understand. This game allows students to step into the shoes of our founding fathers and experience the issues and dilemmas that impacted our nation's subsequent history. Students will be challenged to think critically, develop perspective and establish a justified argument in addition to gaining insight to this important political process.
As a teenager, Holden Caulfield sees the world in black and white. He argues that we live in a phony world. In this game, his family tries to provide him with additional points of view in order to show him that life is more complicated than he thinks. Sometimes, what seems to be a fake is merely a survival strategy...
The students, who embody the members of the family, are at the same age as Holden. This exposes them to different perspectives.
Is it really a phony world? This is the question that will be explored in this fascinating and in-depth discussion.
In this detective game, students can become familiar with and discover five important women in US History.
The goal of the game is to collect hints from the other players in order to find out who your character is.
This fascinating chapter UK history provides students with a walk-through history experience. It will bring past to life and inspire pupils’ curiosity, provide them perspective and illustrate the immediate impact of this history on their daily lives. They will be challenges to think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments, and develop perspective and judgment.
'The Test' by Angelica Gibbs is a short story about the perception of White people vs. Black people which was shown back in the 1940's in America.
A young African-American woman named Marian has failed her driving test for the second time as a result of rasict inspectors. Marian is a hard working woman, she got her driving license three years ago in Pennsylvania and has a first academic degree. She works for Mrs.Ericson as her housekeeper.
Throughout her test, the inspector verbally abuses her with racist remarks and addresses her as "Mandy-Lou" which is known as a negative nickname. Towards the end of the test, Marian feels as if she can no longer tolerate the inspector's racist remarks and erupts on him.
In this role-playing game, the students play Hamlet and his friends: Laertes, Ophelia,Fortinbras, and Horatio – who are asked to advise him on whether he should avenge the death of his father, or find other ways to punish Claudius.
To give him advise, they must take into account the societal demands, the fact that even some of them would like to avenge the death of their fathers, and Hamlet’s unique character.
This game explores the social dilemma of posting harmful and personal images on social media.
In this game, a high school student was upset with her teacher for giving her a bad grade on a test, and without too much thought, posted a picture of him with the title, "Stingy Steve". Moreover, she posted it to her friends on Snapchat, an app that deletes a post ten seconds after posting it. Unfortunately, the story doesn't end here.
Within those crucial ten seconds, one of Jude's friend's, took a screenshot of the image and re-posted it to a different group of friends on What's App. What she didn't know what that Jonathan, Steve's son, was in that group, and when he saw the post, he immediately reported it to his dad.
You are invited to partake in the hearing that was initiated by the Dean of the school. This hearing aims to conclude who the guilty party is, what will be the punishment, and how to behave in this kind of complex situation.
Explore Shakespeare's "Macbeth" by playing different characters and discussing the importance of fate and free will in the famous tragedy.
Cultures and societies have different ceremonies and rituals to mark the transition to adulthood. Most of these rituals are based on ancient traditions that are passed down from generation to generation. Are they still relevant? What is their significance? What are the advantages and disadvantages?
This game brings together a group of young people from different cultures and provides them with the opportunity of exploring different rites of passage in order to form an opinion.
This activity is based on a common core activity from the NYC educational department addressing the following standards:
W.9-10.1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. a. Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence. b. Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level and concerns. c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims. d. Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which the student is writing. e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
RI.9-10.1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence * (to support analysis of what the text says explicitly, as well as inferences drawn from the text).