Games for Change: Socially-based Curriculum Unit

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Media Types:
  • Website
  • Other
  • English
Organization Name:
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
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School Community:
  • English
Human Rights Themes:
  • Citizenship
Imagineaction Themes:
  • Engage

Teacher Resources

Published by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), this unit is designed for teachers to use with Grade 10 English classes. It explores digital game literacy and the possibilities of creating and using digital games as a means of fostering social advocacy and change. The four lessons engage students in researching a local or global social issue of their own choice and using the digital game medium as a means of educating and informing. Specific knowledge and skills outcomes are included in the unit plan. Format: PDF

Subject Areas

The Arts, English, Social Sciences and Humanities

Curriculum Links by Province / Territory

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New Brunswick 10 None
Alberta 10 None
Northwest Territories 10 None
Nova Scotia 10 None
Ontario 10 None
Prince Edward Island 10 None
Québec 10 None
Saskatchewan 10 None
Yukon 10 None
Manitoba 10 None
British Columbia 10 None
Newfoundland and Labrador 10 None
Nunavut 10 None