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Reimagining Civics Ed—Engagement Through Role Play

Discover a new tool for high school civics learning in a game-based context that also supports social and emotional skill-building. Explore how iThrive Sim weaves together narrative design and game mechanics to foster deep learning and engagement.

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  1. Learn how live-action role play can support civics learning and social and emotional skills building.
  2. Learn how a tech-supported role-playing game can be integrated into existing high school civics curriculum, meeting state and national learning goals.
  3. Explore the design parameters that allow the game to be used in the least technology-enabled schools to reach traditionally disadvantaged schools.



Nicole Taylor, Senior Director of Communications, iThrive Games Foundation

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