The World Peace Game

Posted by | May 11, 2011

Games are a powerful teaching tool, and not just the kind that blink around behind a TV screen. Real games, in the real world, can teach real lessons. Here’s John Hunter presenting his classroom adventures with the World Peace Game. Remember, children are smarter than you think. Keep reading to see the video.

1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    May 11, 2011 7:06 pm

    Yeah, the guy’s a hippie, but he’s also right. Turning children loose to solve problems teaches them not just that problems can be solved, but /they/ can solve those problems. There’s no reason to wait for a savior or follow a demagogue when the power is in your hands. That’s a strong lesson to learn, and looking around, most people bumping through this world have yet to figure it out. Good stuff for just a simple kid’s game.

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