From: Eugene Matusov
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Date: 10 Nov 1996
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Thanks for sharing your learning experience with us. I wonder how are you going to help kids after learning the game yourself? What would you change in your approach to guidance?
You wrote, "How can we get the kids more intersted in playing this game out to it's completion? Others have mentioned that kids concentrate on shooting game, not moving across the country."
I wonder if you have checked other people's fieldnotes about Oregon Trail if your impressions are correct using the Search option. If not, it may a good idea to check and report in your second draft of the fieldnote.
You selected children-run philosophy and bottom-up approach. Can you elaborate a bit why you selected them?
I worry about the lack of kids. Any idea what is going on?