ERIC Number: ED242392
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
SIMPAR: A Parenting Simulation Game.
Head Start of the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, PA.
SIMPAR, a simulation game designed to allow participants to play out assigned roles which parallel some of the real life aspects of parent-child relationships, is presented. SIMPAR is a game about workers (children) and foremen (parents) in a handicapped work setting in a company called PARLINK, Inc. The following topics are covered: (1) an introduction to simulation games; (2) an overview of SIMPAR that gives the subject and purpose of the game along with requirements for players, personnel, time, space, and materials; (3) an explanation of the conceptual model of SIMPAR and an overview of the game in operation; and (4) the collection, preparation, organization, and distribution of materials for running the game. The last section contains 26 pages of forms, handouts, explanation sheets, and scoring and evaluation sheets for the "workers" and "foremen." (JW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Head Start of the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, PA.