A simulation-style computer video game that allows players to act as world leaders, make momentous decisions, and discover the consequences is being used to teach students history.
Muzzy Lane Software of Newburyport, Mass., has issued "The Calm and The Storm," the first offering in a planned series of computer programs called "Making History." The idea behind the series is to teach students the skills and concepts they need to learn in history class using a medium they will relate to. (See "Simulation-style video game targets education field.")
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