Do you think that 9th graders would discuss municipal elections on their own? Maybe if they felt that the decisions were relevant to them?
Maria Heiskanen is a social scientist, who is one of the developers of a learning game about how society works. The game combines experiential learning with hard data from social statistics, and promotes civic engagement while still being fun. Which is nice.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx