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June 22, 2021 (Read more)

Simpolicon being reprogrammed in React

After consultation with our board, we decided that the Akwaaba Foundation would proceed with reprogramming Simpolicon using React as a replacement for Flash as our new front end interface language.

December 31, 2020 (Read more)

Adobe ends support for Flash

As of December 31, 2020, Adobe ended support for Flash Player, their popular computer interface language.

February 27, 2019 (Read more)

Internet Programming Update

These are sample screen shots from a number of SIMPOLICON © countries. They show world and country data broken down in various ways.

January 18, 2019 (Read more)

"Advisory Team West" meets in Hawaii

Akwaaba Director Stuart Schare, left, meets with Seungoh Peck and Dan Hoffman to discuss SIMPOLICON©.

Fall 2018 (Read more)

Fully translated into Spanish

Under the leadership and translation skills of Sara Casler, Chairperson of the Spanish Department at Sierra College in Rocklin, CA, SIMPOLICON© has now been fully translated into Spanish.

June 2018 (Read more)

Curriculum Research and Development Group

Once again, SIMPOLICON© has been used by the Curriculum Research and Development Group summer school at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

March 22, 2013 (Read more)

Denney Daetz honored by receiving the Kennedy Center Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award

"I became a teacher to continue my own academic growth while helping students reach their potential - as others had helped me. My Peace Corps experience changed my 'choice' to a 'determination': I needed to teach so my students might gain a global perspective and make a difference in the world." Nomination - Nominees - Award

April 28, 2012 (Read more)

The Flash - Rocklin High School - Rocklin Students Partner with Akwaaba

This past week, the Akwaaba Foundation’s Denny and Laura Daetz briefed Rocklin High Graphic Communications students on an upcoming real-world application of learning opportunity.

January 26, 2011 (Read more)

Denney Daetz presents SIMPOLICON© to Columbia University

Denney Daetz of the Akwaaba Foundation presents SIMPOLICON, a classroom computer simulation of international political relations, economic development, and environmental sustainability.

November 1, 2006 (Read more)

Daetz wants a web-based version of SIMPOLICON©

Denney Daetz has spent more than 25 years teaching his students in Los Gatos to have empathy for the rest of the world.

March 8, 2006 (Read more)

Simulation Offers Stimulation for History Students

Los Gatos High School teacher Denney Daetz has developed a computer game to stimulate students in his 20th-century world history class.

January 1985 (Read more)

CCL Software Awards

After reviewing nearly 300 programs, our judges winnowned out a handful worthy of this year's CCL Software Award. The winners, 8 outstanding and 17 other noteworthy programs.