WHO: Teachers looking to engage students in global current events.
HOW: Teachers act as league administrators. Students study countries before draft day, then take turns picking countries. Each day a score is given for each time a country is mentioned in the news. Just like a fantasy sports team, students can trade countries, or pick up unused countries. The teacher sets the number of days that the competition will run.
WHEN: This would be a great group project for a world history class, government class, current event class, etc.. Some student respond very well to competition, as this may be what it takes to get some students interested in the global world.
Below is a great introduction video to better explain how Fantasy Geopolitics functions: