A storm is coming. A mysterious illness has your community on edge. Residents have questions about their safety and the city's disaster readiness plan. City officials stand by their reports. What's the truth?
iThrive Sim: Follow the Facts (BETA) is a role-playing simulation scenario hosted on the iThrive Sim platform that invites high school students in civics, history, and social studies classes to uncover the truth together.
Civic Learning Powered By Play
In iThrive Sim: Follow the Facts, high school students play as journalists reporting on a breaking story. To get the truth, they must find credible sources and collaborate with their peers to get the story out with accuracy and without bias.
While playing through iThrive Sim: Follow the Facts, students build their media literacy skills as they practice how to effectively source information and build their understanding of how bias informs news reporting and interpretation.
What You Need to Know
Bring iThrive Sim: Follow the Facts to Your Classroom
iThrive Sim: Follow the Facts was developed in partnership with the Situation Room Experience.
iThrive Sim has been made possible in part by National Endowment for the Humanities CARES: Cultural Organizations (Education). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in iThrive Sim: Follow the Facts Web resource do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for Humanities.