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Author Topic: Playing RPG's with Students  (Read 857 times)
noahtrammell
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« on: October 31, 2009, 12:27:41 PM »

  I'm writing an essay in school on why RPG's should be incorporated into education.  I have some statistical stuff, but I think that I also need a few anecdotes to back it up as stories have more impact than numbers.  Could anyone point me to some good threads regarding playing RPG's in a school setting?
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Jasper Flick
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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2009, 02:20:48 PM »

You're in luck, there was such a thing going on quite recently:

Suggestions and hints? Role-playing with adolescents in school

[UtB] Under the Bed with Adolescents, pt. 2
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2009, 10:32:16 AM »

Yeah, hopefully you find something useful in those. I played Under the Bed with 16-17 year old school teens, but I wasn't trying to teach them maths or anything with it. Just mainly aimed for some empowering group building -stuff.

If you have anything specific you'd like stories about, just ask!
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