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What Is? The Civic Mirror What kind of citizen will you become? civicmirror. com

What Is? The Civic Mirror What kind of citizen will you become? civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror THE CIVIC MIRROR STARTS WITH A civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror THE CIVIC MIRROR STARTS WITH A civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Who become citizens that live in a country

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Who become citizens that live in a country that looks like this civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror’s Goals The Civic Mirror’s real goals: 1. To teach you how our

Civic Mirror’s Goals The Civic Mirror’s real goals: 1. To teach you how our government, civic system, and economy work by experiencing them for yourself. 2. To teach you about life, the “real-world, ” and important “life-lessons, ” and 3. To have lots of fun! civicmirror. com

INTRODUCTIONS Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror The game goals, however, are to earn

INTRODUCTIONS Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror The game goals, however, are to earn STATUS POINTS civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Each student becomes a citizen who must provide

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Each student becomes a citizen who must provide for a civicmirror. com

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Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror But … Because there are not enough goods

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror But … Because there are not enough goods and services to go around, conflict arises as citizens compete to provide for their families. civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror OK … so you might be thinking… •

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror OK … so you might be thinking… • How does this work? • How do students live in a country? • How do they get what they need? • Does each student have his/her own country, does everyone share one? civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Every Civic Mirror country is a 36 -Hex

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Every Civic Mirror country is a 36 -Hex Map! There exists both an economy & a natural environment. You and your classmates will live in this ONE country. civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror All Hexes fall into 1 of 3 categories:

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror All Hexes fall into 1 of 3 categories: civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Which means everyone’s actions will affect sadfasfasdfas everyone

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Which means everyone’s actions will affect sadfasfasdfas everyone else! civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Your country hex map will be like a

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Your country hex map will be like a “civic mirror. ” As things happen in your simulated nation, your hex map will evolve to reflect you and your classmates’ struggles, debates, and individual ups and downs. It will become a reference point to help you relate to and understand what goes on in the real world. civicmirror. com

CIVIC MIRROR IN 6 RULES The Civic Mirror 1. Your family of seven needs

CIVIC MIRROR IN 6 RULES The Civic Mirror 1. Your family of seven needs food and shelter to survive, and they want a bunch of other things 2. Hexes provide what your family needs and wants, and your fellow citizens own them civicmirror. com

CIVIC MIRROR IN 6 RULES The Civic Mirror 3. Hexes must be powered with

CIVIC MIRROR IN 6 RULES The Civic Mirror 3. Hexes must be powered with an energy unit (E/I unit) before they can produce/provide anything 4. You obtain E/I units by buying or trading for them with the owner of the E/I hex civicmirror. com

CIVIC MIRROR IN 6 RULES The Civic Mirror 5. Once you have an E/I

CIVIC MIRROR IN 6 RULES The Civic Mirror 5. Once you have an E/I unit, you can power your hex and sell or trade its wares to your fellow citizens. 6. There is no teacher or god to tell you how to do the above, so you must self-govern the whole scenario using a simulated version of your real country’s political, economic, and civic system. civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror And Don’t Forget ! Each of you will

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror And Don’t Forget ! Each of you will be given a political, economic, and/or ideological Hidden Agenda. civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror The whole scenario is going to demand you

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror The whole scenario is going to demand you institute Law and Order. Immediately you will be asking questions like… o “Can he do that to me? ” o “Would I get in trouble if …? ” o “Why doesn’t somebody stop her? Or at least say something!? ” o “Would I score points if taxes were raised? ” civicmirror. com

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Now that we understand how the scenario works,

Civic Mirror Overview The Civic Mirror Now that we understand how the scenario works, let’s learn how it sets up classroom events that simulate the U. S. and/or Canadian system of government, law, and economics. The Civic Mirror is played in rounds, called “Years. ” And every country starts in the Year 2000. Every Year is made up of 4 in-class events, called “Seasons. ” And instructors decide how many “Seasons” are played. civicmirror. com

The Civic Mirror Events The Civic Mirror PRE-GAME EVENTS (occur once) GAME EVENTS (can

The Civic Mirror Events The Civic Mirror PRE-GAME EVENTS (occur once) GAME EVENTS (can repeat as often as instructor wants) civicmirror. com

Season 1 in the U. S. Module The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 1 in the U. S. Module The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 1 in the U. S. Module Simulated U. S. Govt. Event WINTER The

Season 1 in the U. S. Module Simulated U. S. Govt. Event WINTER The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 2 in All Modules The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 2 in All Modules The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 3 in All Modules The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 3 in All Modules The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 3 in All Modules Town Hall Set Up The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 3 in All Modules Town Hall Set Up The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 4 in All Modules The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 4 in All Modules The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 4 in All Modules National Court Set-Up FALL The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

Season 4 in All Modules National Court Set-Up FALL The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

YEAR-END CALCULATIONS The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

YEAR-END CALCULATIONS The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

HIDDEN AGENDA APPLICATIONS The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

HIDDEN AGENDA APPLICATIONS The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

STATUS POINTS AWARDED The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

STATUS POINTS AWARDED The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

YEAR-END PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

YEAR-END PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS The Civic Mirror civicmirror. com

REFLECTION & CONNECTION The Civic Mirror And then you’ll be given opportunities to reflect

REFLECTION & CONNECTION The Civic Mirror And then you’ll be given opportunities to reflect on and “connect” what you’ve learned and experienced in The Civic Mirror to important issues and events from the real world! civicmirror. com

TO GET STARTED The Civic Mirror VISIT civicmirror. com

TO GET STARTED The Civic Mirror VISIT civicmirror. com