Excite AND Educate With Epic World History Simulations
Today you will be working for your family. You must make as many origami cups as you can in five minutes. These represent the tools and clothing that your peasant family needs to survive. Your students will dive into history firsthand! This is the best resource out there to master simulations in your world history class without using days or even weeks for planning and preparation. Topics range from a Mesopotamian inventions trade show, to a summit to prevent the fall of the Roman Empire, to a French Revolution mock trial and a World War II atomic bomb debate.
- 11 Ready-to-Use Simulations with Supplemental Explanations, Maps, and Images
- Scoring Guide
- Aligned with C3 and Common Core Standards
Download the FREE sample chapter located in "Additional Info."
©2018. Reproducible. High school. 183 pages.
Book Download: PDF. Adobe® Reader® required to view PDF. Black and white pages with color images on select pages.
Print Book: Spiral-bound. 8 x 11 inches. Black and white pages.
About the Authors
James Denby and Robin Ulster have both taught for over 20 years. James has a B.A. in Spanish and International Studies from Macalester College, as well as an M.Sc. from the State University of New York. Robin has a B.A. in English, Women's Studies, and Cinema from the University of Toronto, and an M.Ed in Curriculum from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Robin and James have taught elementary, middle, and high school in Canada, Colombia, Turkey, the United States, and Thailand. They recently took some time off from full-time teaching to provide training in Coding and Design Thinking for teachers and students. They are also writing curriculum and designing online classes for teachers and adult students in History, English, and digital literacy and citizenship.
Robin and James are passionate about teaching and learning, and believe that students are capable of much more than most people think. For years they have been inspired by the hard work of their many colleagues and the potential of students and teachers to make the world a better place. In their free time, Robin and James love hiking, traveling, and learning to code.