Educator Resources for Community in Crisis

Classroom, Inc.'s Community in Crisis is a literacy learning game that fosters literacy achievement, decision-making, student engagement, and career-awareness. Players take on the role of director of a local community center responding to the effects of a major hurricane. They must read and write their way to success while juggling the storm's aftereffects, the needs of their staff, and the demands of a professional environment. The game requires students to tackle real-world dilemmas from the boss' perspective and by doing so, they develop the 21st century skills needed to thrive in today's competitive environment. In addition, the focus on editing and writing persuasive documents helps students achieve focus in professional communication skills.
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