Welcoming Students To The Global Economy Through Interactive Internet Learning

   What People Are Saying?

“It is important to realize that Simpolicon is not a video game in the traditional sense of the word. Growing up I have played many video games that may appear similar to Simpolicon on the surface; however, no such game has the same learning utilities and personal interactions that Simpolicon does. Most games are destructive in nature where players are pitted against one another and the winner is whoever eliminates the most enemies. Simpolicon is an Economics and International Relations simulation, not a recreational video game. While war is by far not the focus of this simulation, it is one of many components of Simpolicon because without it the simulation would be unrealistic.”
     Former Los Gatos High School Student

Kristen Hermosillo said she doesn't care much for history, but her experience running Congo made the class more memorable. "I'll remember the simulation," she said.
     The Los Gatos Weekly Times, March 8, 2006

“High quality course ware.”
     Minnesota State Department of Education, 1987

“My husband and I both have MBA degrees from a good school, and we never had a learning
  tool this powerful!”

     The mother of a former student at Los Gatos High School 2007

“Some of my friends really want to do the simulation. They say they want a particular country
  and [to] make an alliance."

     Los Gatos High School Sophomore, Aaron Silverman, 2006

“People were crying last semester because of the pollution points.”
     Los Gatos High School sophomore, James Johnson, 2006

“Aaron, . . . said one of the keys to his team's success last semester was making Portugal,
  their country, self-sufficient. He said he has an appreciation now for how complex the job
  of a world leaders is. His classmates have similar backgrounds and speak the same language,
  and yet there were still difficulties. "How much more difficult is it for people with all the
  different religions and backgrounds to interact in the world?"

     The Los Gatos Weekly Times, March 8, 2006