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Mud Slinging Takes Over Civic Mirror Country

Hexaslovakian, a country under the leadership of instructor Ben Boucher at Bluevale Collegiate Institute in Waterloo, Ontario, Member of Parliament Jon began his morning on Tuesday November 2, 2010 bright and early with this post: Benjamin, I feel that the … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Citizens Debate Power and Authority

On the morning of October 13, Snickersvillian instructor Jeff Phaneuf, posed this question to Snickerville, a grade 10 civic class at St Ursuline College in Chatham, Ontario: Identify similarities and differences in the ways power is distributed in groups, institutions, … Continue reading

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Hexvillian Citizens to Propose Laws

On September 28, 2010 Hexville Instructor/Fearless Leader Mr. Phaneuf offered/assigned Hexville citizens to write bills in this post: 1. Respond to this posting by proposing 2 laws for the government to consider making into law for your country (keep your … Continue reading

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The Power of Power: Civic Mirror Country Discussion

The citizens of  Sauga City began discussions about the ownership of their Energy/Industry (E/I) hex early in the morning on June 14, 2010, the property that powers the entire Civic Mirror economy. Sauga City is grade 10 class from Gordon Graydon … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Country Continues Economic Debate

On Tuesday May 11, The Civic Mirror Trenches posted an article about Ze Empire!’s,a grade 11 Civics class lead by instructor Paul Chafee at Heritage Woods Secondary School in Port Moody, BC, economic hardships.  Citizen Jason.K felt cheated when the … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Country Faces Economic Crisis

Civic Mirror Country Ze Empire! citizens, a grade 11 Civics class lead by instructor Paul Chafee at Heritage Woods Secondary School in Port Moody, BC, are facing what some see as an Economic Crisis and others understand as good management.  … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Country Tropiji Holds Elections

Tropijians, a country under the oversight of Instructor Warren Bezuidenhout at Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tennessee,  are in the midst of national elections. Perhaps for the first time in Civic Mirror history, Tropjians are using text messaging to vote for a … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror In-Service in Seattle, May 15

The Civic Mirror is a government and economics simulation that turns classrooms into countries and students into citizens. It can be used to ignite student interest in a variety of courses and, to date, the learning dividends have been amazing! … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Country Declares War!

In what seems to be a Civic Mirror first, the country Dinoland, a Ninth Grade English class from Mountlake Terrace High School has declared war. On Friday Febuary 5, 2010, the Dinoland government made this declaration: “Attention, citizens of Dinoland … Continue reading

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Civic Mirror Country Eden Works to Construct Own Perfect Land

The citizens of Eden, a class from Hudson High School in Hudson, Massachusetts, are working to create laws that will better their country and (hopefully) give some citizens more well being points.  In order to help Edensians write these bills, their … Continue reading

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