Survival is easy to play and fun at all levels and you do not need training to play it or lead a group as moderator. Playing Survival
is fun not because of the message about the environment, but because of
the social aspects of the game. That is a big advantage if you play
with adolescents. A lot of learning takes place but the game just does
not seem to be an educational activity. Nevertheless, if you really get
into it, the message of the consequences of human actions can be
complicated. A well informed moderator can increase the educational
impact of the game tremendously and in multiple directions while not
reducing the fun factor for the players.
In short, I offer
workshops for teachers or group leaders to be more efficient
moderators.You know ... Meet the inventor of the game, immediately
receive answers to questions you might have, play a few rounds to get
the hang of it, have a blast while participating rather than
moderating, vote your colleagues off the planet, etc.
All you need is 2 hours of time, around 20 people (teachers and/or students), a room large enough to fit all, and me.
me if you are interested. If you are located in Vermont, North of
Morrisville, I will offer the workshop for free. If not - we should