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KnowledgeContext's technological literacy curriculum places technology in the context of history, science, math, and language arts. It instills in children the critical thinking skills necessary to understand past, present, and future technology, and to influence how that technology will affect their world. Schools in Santa Cruz, Berkeley, Sacramento, and San Jose have used our classroom curriculum, which can be downloaded from this site.


  • Information & Media Literacy > General
  • Science > General
  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Technology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2011-05-28.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 2
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a link to a list of games for teaching Civics. The games are either free or low-cost and include such titles as Budget Hero, Peacemaker, and Branches of Power. Many of them are engaging and would add to student understanding of the relevant topics. It would be helpful to have a summary of each game that could highlight the topics and include suggestions as to how the games could be effectively integrated into the curriculum.

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