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Game Learning brings Early American History to life, through engaging, educational video games, and accompanying ABDO eBooks. Fun is our foundation because, as research shows, it promotes deeper learning while creating motivation to learn more. Beyond just memorizing names and dates, Game Learning’s Early American History Pack fosters historical empathy by allowing students to see the same events from multiple perspectives to understand what life was like for diverse cross-sections of historical societies, including people of different ages, classes, races, ethnicities, and genders.
GAME LEARNING: HISTORY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
History Comes to Life Through Educational Video Games
Games use a variety of play styles to support various preferred learning styles, incorporate diverse in-game challenges, and use witty modern-day dialogue. Teachers also love the Early American History Pack because games offer:
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The Early American History Pack includes five engaging, educational video games which bring pivotal moments in history to life using 21st Century technology. Each game has an accompanying eBook, focusing on events such as the California Gold Rush, events leading to the American Revolution, and much more. Using multiple play styles to support auditory, visual, or kinesthetic preferred learning styles, our Early American History Pack makes history an active, vibrant, and fun subject for students.
Spies of The American Revolution
Get into character and master the art of spycraft as you uncover secret plans of the British on behalf of General George Washington. Will your spy skills help the colonists to stay one step ahead of the British and emerge victorious in the Revolutionary War?
The Adventures of Lewis & Clarke
Get ready to go where no American has gone before, on a journey to the Pacific Ocean! Will you and your traveling partners survive the journey into the unknown? Can you make it back alive to tell President Jefferson what lies west of the Mississippi?
The Gold Rush
Experience the discovery of gold in 1848! Can you build a thriving California boomtown while also staking your mining claim? Will you thrive or barely survive?
Discover the untold stories of the colony of Roanoke and why it didn’t survive. See if you are still standing after experiencing the obstacles and challenges, the very first colonial settlers faced, upon arriving at Roanoke.
Boston: Road to Revolution
Experience events that sparked the Revolutionary War. Live through the calamities that would lead colonists to all-out war with the British Empire. Will you join the Revolution, and succeed in your quest for liberty?
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Minimum System Requirements
Games are easily implemented in classrooms, operating on existing devices with low-tech requirements. Single sign-on and autosave give educators flexibility and control. All games are COPPA compliant and can be delivered via Google Classroom, Schoology, Blackboard, and Canvas.
Game Learning is designed to run on minimal hardware at a high performance, as we know teachers don’t always have access to high-end computing for all their students. All that is required is iOS v 9.3.5+ on iPad, or our supported web browsers on any laptop or desktop.