Thursday, August 20, 2015

2015 EDU: GAME: iCivics: Do I have a right?

iCivics: Do I have a right?

Civics instruction game. iCivics developed.   Junior State of America applied.  K12 should be interested.  Lots going on.  Does everybody know where the action is? 


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News and Notes

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    HG WIP Show Friday, Aug 21, Sun. Aug 23.
    PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE: UWA 3D Art & Film Challenges 2015,
    SciFi Film FestivalSummer of Arts submissions open on Metropolis
    Scroll down for News, Notes, and Info
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    • At Georgetown, a three-week college-level course 
    • Summer program run by the Junior State of America
    • Students played "Do I Have a Right?," 
    • A video game developed by iCivics 
    • Game was designed for middle school students.
    • But enjoyed by late teens.
    • People don't have to go to a school to take this kind of course.
    • People can do this at home, for home schooling.
    • Or at a library.
    • Or in a junior college
    • Or in GED prep
    • Or in prep for citizenship tests.  
    • iCivics is donor supported

    Online instruction 

    • Is expensive to produce,
    • But almost cost-free to reproduce.
    • And costs little to distribute on the internet.

    Other possible uses

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    News and Notes

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      HG WIP Show Friday, Aug 21, Sun. Aug 23.

      The Hypergrid WIP Show

      The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. All builders from beginner to pro are invited.  Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog. 


      • HG address: Put the line below in the world map, next to Find. Click Find.  TP.
      • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II
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      • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/77/373/22
      • Upcoming WIPs: August 7, 9, 21, 23

      Previous Articles from the WIP show 

      PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE: UWA 3D Art & Film Challenges 2015,

      The University of Western Australia (UWA) has launched 'PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE, the 6th UWA Grand Art Challenge and MachinimUWA VIII with a starting prize pool in excess of L$560,000.   Deadline: Midnight SLT, 31st October 201

      SciFi Film Festival

      • Deadline for Late Submissions: Midnight – 29 August 2015

      Summer of Arts submissions open on Metropolis

      Entertainment on the Hypergrid

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