History Publications for Educators
Featured at the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Convention!
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For History Teachers:
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*Magnifico Publications’ books have been adopted by school boards, libraries, and teachers across the nation and even overseas.
*Several education professors have made these books required reading for their student teachers.
*They have been included as model lessons in the recommended courses of study for school districts.
*They have been cited in educational research papers in the US and Europe for their innovative methods.
*Thousands of copies have been sold.
*The simulation books are endorsed by the Games in Education publication of the Game Manufacturers Association.
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These simulations were recommended in the book, Essentials of Middle and Secondary Social Studies  by William B. Russell, as an example of best practices in education. Russell says, "Di Giacomo has convincingly pointed out that simulation games provide real, authentic learning and that learning is most likely to occur when students are engaged in the material and, most importantly, when they get the chance to do something rather than simply passively receiving information. Simulation games involve students in active decision making and help them see the consequences of good and bad decisions."
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Putting History to Work
Ohlone Teacher’s Resource
The History Teacher’s Movie Guide
The History Teacher’s Joke Book
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