(00:00 - 00:16) Introduction
(00:17 - 00:35) What will you learn today?
(00:36 - 01:17) What is simulation?
(01:18 - 01:57) How is simulation and a game different?
(01:58 - 03:07) Why are simulations good to use in the classroom?
(03:08 - 03:48) What did you learn today?
(03:49 - 04:21) Reflection
Farming in the Gilded Age: A Simulation
This video demonstrates how to use simulation in the classroom. In this video, you will see how simulations can help students learn important historical concepts.
Jeremiah McCall on Using Simulation Games in the History Classroom
This blog post is a great example of simulation in action. Scroll down to see a list of potential tools for simulation in your classroom and a brief description of each.
Wedig, T. (2010). Getting the most from classroom simulations: Strategies for maximizing learning outcomes. PS, Political Science and Politics, July, 547-555.