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Big Brother Is… Teaching You?

Totalitarianism simulation beats lecture.

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Students file into a room that looks like a classroom from the outside, except for handmade posters on the door and walls surrounding it praising, and condemning the ‘dictator’ who runs the class that week. It’s 10:45 am. Mr. Greer, a history teacher is teaching a unit on totalitarianism in an unconventional way. He has got his 7th grade…




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Angelo Fernando

Angelo Fernando

I teach Writing & Publishing; Computers & Tech. Author, tech columnist, robotics coach. My podcast is at

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