This website is a trading game that can be used for older students within a classroom. The website gives instructions on how to play the game, as well as other resources teachers can use. National Geographic offers questions to ask students after the game so they can reflect on what they have learned, as well as objectives, teaching methods, and a teaching approach for the teacher to utilize. The website also tells you how to prepare the game for the students and the materials needed for the game to be successful. Lastly, the website offers vocabulary words that the students should know in order to play the game as well as any prior knowledge that the students will need to play. This game is a different way for students to learn about globalization and the way countries trade with each other for materials! All of the teacher resources make the game easy to teach and implement in the classroom as well.
The Trading Game