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Learning By Doing Civics Through Serious Games

Sun, 03/28/2010 - 01:00

Eliane Alhadeff took a recent look at Do I Have a Right, Argument Wars and Supreme Decision in an article at Serious Games Market.

 

Retired Justice Still Gives Opinions

Tue, 03/09/2010 - 01:00

“Do a darn good job and be fair and honest,” retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said during a talk in Greensboro in March.  The event was held at Elon Law School. You can read more about it in Jonelle Davis' article for the Greensboro News & Record.

Courting Kids - An Interview with Sandra Day O’Connor

Mon, 03/01/2010 - 01:00

Sandra Day O'Connor spoke with NEA Today about why "another boring textbook" is not the answer to America's problems with civics education. Give the interview a read at the NEA website.

Video games offer educators lessons in learning

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 01:00

ASU talked with frequent advocate of games-as-educational-tools professor James Gee about the Our Courts games, “situated learning” environments, and the future of games in education.

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Our Courts launches Argument Wars and persuasive writing unit

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 01:00

The latest game from Our Courts lets players argue landmark Supreme Court cases.

Washington DC – February 2, 2010

Our Courts’ third interactive civics game, Argument Wars, is now available at Ourcourts.org. The website is the vision of retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, and the new game lets students debate landmark Supreme Court cases.  The fun and engaging game challenges students to critically examine arguments and exercise sound reasoning in order to win.

Games that Address Contemporary Social and Global Issues

Mon, 02/01/2010 - 01:00

An article by Barry Joseph talks about the rise of serious games, using Do I Have a Right? as a prime example.

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