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TDG (Tactical Decision Games): WWII Infantry Squad & Platoon Tactics

Keith (M.A. Military History)
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(328)
Students pit their knowledge of WWII tactics and use their critical thinking skills battling against the teacher (M.A. Military History) in numerous historically based squad and platoon scenarios.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Intermediate Level
Students will learn about WWII infantry tactics by using them in class.
Students will work cooperatively to solve problems presented in class. 
Students will learn about various WWII battles by participating in the reconstruction of the battle during class. 
Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills in each class. 
As a long-term wargaming enthusiast with a MA in Military Studies (Land Warfare), I am very excited to offer this class. Military History has been a passion of mine since elementary school. I understand the study of Military History, battles, and commanders as a very good way to improve critical thinking and problem-solving. 
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Assessment will result from how well the student and his teammates achieved the mission objectives in the various scenarios.
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
In this class the students play the role of a commander of either a squad or a platoon in the European Theater of the Second World War. As such they are using their critical decision making skills to commander other members of their squad to achieve victory in one of many historically based scenarios. The simulated "combat" in this class is on-line (Roll20), there will be nor "gory" descriptions and such since this is simply tactical problem solving in historical scenarios. 
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(328)
Over the past 30 years I have taught I.G.C.S.E, A-Level, I.B., and A.P. History throughout the Atlantic region in both private and public school settings. During that time I have instructed students in a variety of rigorous exam subjects . I am a... 
Group Class


1x per week
55 min

Completed by 69 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
3-4 learners per class

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