Classic Simulations

From a clinic, to a community foundation, to a general practice law firm, our Classic Simulations offer a variety of workplace settings. Visit Simulations below to access the full list of programs.

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Overview

Our Classic Simulations serve a range of students from upper elementary to middle school through high school. Each includes our signature model where students immerse themselves in all aspects of management, decision-making, and office policies.

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Tools for Educators

It is through our Classics that we learned the importance of not only providing engaging content for students, but ensuring teachers have the support and know-how to implement the programs. Visit our Educator Tools section to find out more details on the handbooks and workbooks available.

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How We're Making a Difference

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Easing the Transition to High School

In 2010 we developed a program to support incoming NYC 9th graders during both the summer and their first year of high school.

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St. Anthony School in Milwaukee: Using Classroom, Inc. As A Lever

At one of the oldest and largest Catholic schools in the nation, teachers and administrators are using our Classic Sims to do reach a growing diverse population of students.

Simulations

Browse the list of simulations below. Each image contains a short video overview of the program.

The Chelsea Bank

Designed for upper elementary and middle school students and includes 13 episodes. As a leader at a bank, students are exposed to the world of banking and topics such as check negotiability, fraud, bribery, and credit. They engage in counting and tallying cash, critically reading workplace documents, evaluating credit card applications, and explaining business decisions in writing.
Often used in school-year language arts, content-area, or math classes. Used successfully in theme-based academies (finance).

The Community Clinic

Designed for upper elementary and middle school students and includes 8 episodes. As a physician’s assistant trainee at a clinic, students collect data, analyze information about patients’ ailments and recommend treatments.
Used in school-year language arts or content-area classes and in theme-based academies (health).

What's Up Magazine

Designed for middle and high school students and includes 10 episodes. As editor-in-chief of a magazine, students are introduced to the world of publishing. They engage in activities such as researching story topics, editing stories, choosing photographs and graphics, reviewing budgets and advertising goals, hiring personnel, and manage web tie-ins for the print version.
Used in school-year language arts or content-area classes, and in theme-based academies (journalism).

The Green Mountain Paper Company

Designed for middle and high school students and includes 12 episodes. As plant manager of a paper company, students learn about four broad environmental topics: land use and conservation, water use and pollution, air quality, and recycling.
Used in school-year language arts or content-area classes and in theme-based academies (environmental).

The Finance Center

Designed for middle school and high school students and includes 5 episodes. As a financial counselor trainee at a local community center, students advise local clients on topics such as budgeting, money management, saving, investing, spending and credit. They engage in such activities as reviewing clients’ income and expenses, reviewing loan applications, analyzing credit card options, and making written recommendations.
Great for use in financial literacy classes or programs. Used successfully in corporate employee volunteer programs in schools.

The Sports Network

Designed for middle and high school students and includes 12 episodes. As managing director of a sports network, students explore the world of sports entertainment and the cable industry. They are tasked with creating algebraic formulas to determine program lineups; reading memos, contracts, and other business documents for main ideas and details; plotting points on graphs to analyze trends in viewing; and writing supported recommendations.
Used successfully in high school transition and credit-recovery programs or during school-year language arts or content-area classes. It’s also used successfully in theme-based academies (sports, television and radio).

The Alicia Leary Progress Foundation

Designed for middle and high school students and includes 12 episodes. As executive director of a small community foundation, students are introduced to issues in citizenship, community responsibility, neighborhood safety, town politics and the criminal justice system. They evaluate proposals, meet with community leaders, attend town meetings, plot and interpret survey data, create budgets, and design a town park using scale drawings.
Used successfully in high school transition and credit-recovery programs and in school-year language arts or content-area classes.

West End Law

Designed for middle and high school students and includes 12 episodes. As a lawyer in a small, general practice law firm, students learn about civil and criminal situations and explore American democracy and legal principles. They examine written evidence, review contracts, select juries, calculate firm expenses and fees, and make written recommendations using supporting facts and details.
Often used in school-year language arts or content-area classes. Successfully used in theme-based academies (law) as well as credit-recovery programs.

The Kalliope Performing Arts Center

Designed for middle and high school students and includes 12 episodes. As the general manager of a performing arts center, students learn aspects of management and event production, as well as about sets, costumes, stage direction, lighting design, script development, marketing, and advertising.
Successfully used in theme-based academies (performing arts), career awareness and exploration classes, and credit-recovery programs.