How You Wound Up Playing The Oregon Trail in Computer Class

All MECC games had to do four things, says Rawitsch. First, the information based on real events had to be historically accurate. Second, learning couldn’t be spread out in patches; it had to be woven throughout the game start to finish. Third, it had to include thorough documentation for the teachers to use it as a teaching aid. And fourth, the games had to be fun.

Source: www.smithsonianmag.com

Remember MECC, Oregon Trail and the Apple II?  The future has always been NOW!

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