Middle School Teacher Plays Assassin's Creed Odyssey in Class To Give History Lessons


Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Middle School Teacher Plays Assassin's Creed Odyssey in Class To Give History Lessons

Dhruv Bhatnagar
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A middle school teacher has gone viral for adopting a unique way of teaching history to students by playing Assassin's Creed Odyssey.
In the viral TikTok, the school teacher is seen playing Assassin's Creed Odyssey to show off The Battle of Thermopylae to teach his students about Ancient Greece.

Undoubtedly, it's not easy being a teacher in the current generation, where students are always found glued to their screens instead of learning from books. However, a middle school teacher has gone viral on TikTok after playing Assassin's Creed in his class to provide students with an engaging history lesson.

School Teacher Plays Assassin’s Creed Odyssey to Teach His Students History

It's a known fact that Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise is filled with historical relevance. We've seen the games covering everything from Ancient Rome to the American Revolution. So, when a middle school teacher wanted to teach his students about Ancient Greece, he pulled out his PlayStation in the class.

Social Studies teacher Mr. Mahathey decided to play Assassin's Creed Odyssey in front of his class to educate his students about Greece, which definitely grabbed their interest. In the video, the teacher shows students ways around the location and explains entrances to certain structures. He even gave students a preview of where the ancient Greeks would be stationed and how they had a beneficial defensive position. 

Middle School Teacher Plays Assassin's Creed Odyssey in Class To Give History Lessons

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

In the comments, TikTok users were impressed with this teaching style, praising Mr. Mahathey for using the game's historical accuracy to educate students. Users preferred Mr. Mahathey's way of teaching and stated that his way of taking classes creates an engaging environment to which students can relate.

One viewer commented, "W teacher, W developers for creating such massive and close to accuracy game design 👏🏻"

Another wrote, "Accurate use of "get with the times". I'm in my 30s and I'd be fully invested in this class lmao" 

Another commented "With this 3D models world actually can make students understand things easily. Can also explain things easily too. Such a big win."

Another wrote, "I would definitely remember this history this way. would come back to me every time I played the game."

As of now, the clip has more than 900,000 views, with plenty of other users requesting the teacher to upload the rest of the history lessons just to see how his class reacted to everything. 

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