EdNext Podcast: Teaching the Declaration of Independence with a Video Game

“We have to be clear-eyed about the wrongs and failings in our history. We also have to be equally clear-eyed about the value and the achievements.”

Screen capture of the Portrait of a Tyrant video gameA professor at Harvard University and the director of the Democratic Knowledge Project, Danielle S. Allen, and the CEO of Amplify, Larry Berger, join Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss Portrait of a Tyrant, a video game designed for students to learn about the Declaration of Independence.

The game is available for free at portraitofatyrant.com.

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