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Ayiti: The Cost of Life
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Help the Guinard family struggle to make ends meet and get ahead ...

Help the Guinard family struggle to make ends meet and get ahead in their poverty-stricken homeland, Haiti. In this sometimes tragic and always challenging simulation game, you help the parents, Jean and Marie, and their children, Patrick, Jacqueline, and Yves, make decisions about work, education, community building, personal purchases, and health care that might brighten their future. Includes lesson plans for teachers.

Subject:
World Cultures
Sociology
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Games
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TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
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Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which ...

Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education, make money, stay healthy, or maintain happiness. During the course of the game, the player encounters unexpected events and must make decisions that contribute to or detract from achieving the chosen goal.

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World Cultures
Nutrition
Material Type:
Games
Lesson Plans
Provider:
TakingITGlobal
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TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities
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Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which ...

Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a primary goal for his/her family: achieve education, make money, stay healthy, or maintain happiness. During the course of the game, the player encounters unexpected events and must make decisions that contribute to or detract from achieving the chosen goal.

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Homework and Assignments
Teaching and Learning Strategies
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TakingITGlobal
Provider Set:
TakingITGlobal TIGed Activities