The Executive Command

Take on the role of president of the United States with this interactive online game, which will acquaint your learners with the various responsibilities of the executive branch of government. While not an in-depth or complex resource, it could be a fun way to summarize all the major tasks that the president must complete, such as negotiating peace treaties, gaining support from Congress, and directing bills to the appropriate government departments. Note: Users will need to sign up for a free account in order to save in-game progress and unlock certain achievements.

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CCSS: Designed
  • Attractive and modern design
  • Offers very brief introductions to various government departments and federal agencies
  • Very little opportunity for genuine student input or maneuvering
  • Does not offer a balanced perspective of various government policies