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


    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

    • 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


    News and Notes


      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.
      • II
      • In Kitely: put the line below in the Firestorm nav bar, enter
      • hop:// 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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