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Posted By: Paul BLinks or references, yipes! I don't know, I'm not a teacher. I'll ask around among my teacher friends and see if they're even still in use.and this
Fun, kind of. Definitely thought-provoking. This was maybe 7th or 8th grade. There were all kinds of meta-issues having to do with social standing and such among the kids. I couldn't tell if that interfered with the ethics-oriented content of the "game" or if that was indeed part of the game by design.
I don't believe there was a win/lose condition to the game. After six months, we came together and talked about the decisions we made. Some colonies went totally Lord of the Flies; others maintained high ethical standards but suffered the worst losses.
Posted By: SanttuNow I'm intrigued Please if you can find sources post them here.was written.
I've wrote few "games" for teaching purposes, first two to 4th graders and 6th graders and the latest for polytechnics (average age was 24, I think). I'd love to hear more and if I find time and people are interested I might even share my thoughts on the subject. Somehow I got this feeling that this is going to come up in this years Solmukohta, with Matthijs