SimCityEds Community

Join our lively SimCityEds community on Google+! Ask questions, post photos, and share tips.

Lesson Plans

In this free community-built lesson library, teachers share ideas for using both the commercially-­available SimCity games and the new SimCityEDU version.

Whether you’ve been a SimCity educator forever, or you’re just getting started, check out these SimCity­-based learning tools and assessments.

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Advisory Council

The SimCityEDU teacher advisory council is a vibrant, vital part of GlassLab that supports the lab around its student, teacher, and technology needs.

If you are a teacher and would like to be considered for GlassLab’s teacher advisory council, please email the community manager at

Click here to view our Advisory Council.


Community Corner

SimCityEDU Free Trial Offer
Try SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! for free this March! Learn more about this limited time trial offer»

SimCityEDU Mac Update
SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! is now available for Mac! Purchase the game for your classroom or school here.

SimCityEDU Office Hours
Curious about GlassLab’s exciting new game? Listen to 3 teachers’ accounts of using the game with their students.
Learn About SimCityEDU in the Classroom»

New Video: Engaging 21st Century Learners
We went to Dunlap Middle School in Dunlap, Illinois to hear what 200 7th graders had to say about SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge!.
Watch now!»

Lesson Plan Spotlight: Building a City
This unit introduces middle school students to SimCity by helping them use reading comprehension skills to explain the importance of various buildings.
View this unit»

Learn the Ropes of SimCityEDU
New to making SimCity-based lesson plans? Learn how to publish and revise lesson plans over time, provide feedback, and much more!
Watch the WebEx»