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Gaming the Past: How to Teach History with Video Games | Brush off the dust! History now! August 6, 2012

Posted by sandyclaus in Academic Technology, Gaming History.
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The main character was based on a real historical knight who left a charter about his decision to give up his life of robber-baron crime and repent by accepting the call to the First Crusade.  Links to online biographies, online primary sources, and an in-document glossary, provided the means for the students to build content-knowledge.  The links that moved the story provided students with the opportunity to role-play and engage in decisions that would have been relevant to a late-11th century knight.

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