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Advance U: Learning Strategies

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Advance U: Learning Strategies introduces students to the concepts of goal setting and time management in an authentic, real-world environment. Read more »

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Advance U: The TALENT Machine

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McLaren Academy is testing a new machine that is able to determine a person’s “natural talent," assigning people careers in which they never have to struggle or fail. Students must learn about neuroplasticity and growth mindset to teach those in charge that people can grow beyond the limits of their... Read more »

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AWARE (Advanced Weather Awareness & Response Education)

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In this game, students play as an emergency manager for a fictional region beset by deadly disasters. They build structures, hire earth science and STEM professionals, and research new technologies to enhance their weather awareness and preparedness. The game also emphasizes budget and resource management. Read more »

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Deadly Distribution

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In "Deadly Distribution," students must gather data to decide how to allocate and ration the resources needed to stop a deadly disease. Using the central limit theorem and related topics, students understanding of difficult topics. Read more »

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Functions of the Machine

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Functions of the Machine builds an understanding of the purpose and nature of mathematical functions though scaffolded problems. Read more »

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Get A Life

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Students are in charge, helping their character "get a life" in this 10-15 minute, story-driven college and career awareness game. Get a Life is a playful way to learn about the cost of college, the education requirements of careers, how education can affect income, and how to deal with setbacks. Read more »

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In MACBETH, students learn to avoid common decision-making mistakes by practicing to recognize and mitigate certain cognitive biases. These are skills essential to intelligence analysts and anyone who has to make high-stakes decisions. Read more »

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Mind Your Own Budget (MYOB)

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Welcome to Mind Your Own Budget, a fun and hands-on way for students to build financial literacy and strategically apply their knowledge to solve a variety of financial challenges. Through the game, students will encounter everyday financial tasks such as making and keeping a budget, paying recurring... Read more »

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Mission Prime

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Through interactive visualizations and representations of classic optimization problems, "Mission Prime" helps students improve their conceptual understanding of calculus. Read more »

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Paper Trail

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In this college-level business ethics game, students are led down a rabbit hole of corporate cover-ups and corruption and must make difficult ethical decisions that affect their own fate and that of the company, its employees, and society at large. Read more »

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Perfect Strain

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In the real-time strategy game "Perfect Strain," students learn about natural selection, mutation, biological fitness, and common misconceptions about evolution. Read more »

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Potions!

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An evil wizard has cursed the creatures of the land with various ailments. Being (somewhat) skilled in potions, you’ve taken on the duty of curing the victims. Unfortunately magic is complex and you’ll need to do some experimenting to get it right. Read more »

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