How do you grapple with competing priorities, respond to rapidly evolving events, and decipher conflicting information? 

Invite your students to navigate this in iThrive Sim: Constitutional Crisis.

 

In Constitutional Crisis, students immerse themselves in fast-paced active learning to deepen civics understanding and practice decision-making skills. Becoming government officials and journalists, students receive and respond to urgent documents and information through the iThrive Sim platform while interacting with each other.
Students expand on their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution, build their information and media literacy, and apply and build their social and emotional skills of critical thinking, interpersonal communication, and self-reflection.

 


KEY ACTIVITIES WITHIN ITHRIVE SIM: CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS


 

iThrive Sim: Constitutional Crisis and its accompanying facilitator and lesson guides are designed to meet high school grade level College, Career, and Civic Life Framework for Social Studies State Standards and social and emotional learning goals.  This iThrive Sim scenario offers roles for 18 to 40 participants and takes place across two 35-minute sessions, with lessons and activities designed to support instruction before and after.
iThrive Sim: Constitutional Crisis lives on a web-based, device agnostic platform and is available in any educational space or home with access to WiFi and a 1:1 device such as a laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.
Constitutional Crisis was created with guidance and input from subject matter experts and in consultation with primary source documents around historic precedents from past presidential administrations. 

WHAT DO STUDENTS SAY?

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

iThrive Sim scenarios will be available in September 2020. Sign up here if you are interested in using iThrive Sim with your students this fall. Contact us if you want to sponsor making it available to others.

 

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