Teacher Review For 3rd World Farmer

Engaging simulation to teach about poverty's effects

Scott M.
Classroom teacher
American Canyon High School
American Canyon, CA
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My Grades 9, 12
My Subjects Social Studies
My Rating 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Small group
Great with Advanced learners
General
How I Use It
I have used this both in a 9th grade Geography class and a 10th grade World History class. In both cases, students were learning about current global problems.
My Take
A way to make the intractable nature of poverty more real to students.