1. Playing a video game in math class can be really fun. What are some of the other benefits of playing
video games to learn concepts? (Two or more sentences)
2. Pretend that our school district is banning Money Island from the curriculum. Using strong examples of
what you've learned, politely fight to keep this program around! (What have you learned from Money
Island?) Write a persuasive/argumentative essay that can convince them to keep it around. Organize
your thoughts before you start writing. It should follow the same format as our Human Body Research
Papers. (3-4 paragraphs)
1. You get to have fun playing a video game while learning stuff. This helps learn about stuff without having to sit through a real life lesson.
2. Banning Money Island is the worst descion you will ever make. But this page will tell you why. Money island will make all the kids that play it sharks. Not actually sharks but like the investors from shark tank. This game is like taking a lot of lessons and combining them to 1 game to make kids smarter about money and its fun to play. Kids will look back in years and be glad that they did it and be happy that they did it.
Money Island will make kids that grow up to be adults better with they're money when they grow up. They will be informed about money. Some of the things that kids will learn about are Interest in bank accounts,Investing into companies and properties,About spending, sharing, saving, and investing,The benefits about using a credit card,The benefits of saving money for rainy days, Sharing for the common good,Needs are necessary for regular life and wants are not necessary for spending. So I hope that these things that I have learned will change your decision for banning the game.
I hope this page will show how much Money Island is helpful for learning and for the real life. I have shown some of the things that help kids for learning. This game is what I think the best way to learn about money while also having a game like feel to it. I will hope this has greatly impacted your decision. If it did then I hope this has shown that you should continue using Money Island in school.