Senate Immersion Module

The award-winning Senate Immersion Module (SIM) is a program for middle and high school students that uses negotiation and debate skills to learn about the legislative process. Using high-touch technology on tablets provided by the Institute, groups of students work together to create a bill on a historic issue or current policies affecting the country.

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Learn More About the SIM

  • SIM Information

    The SIM is a 2.5-hour program for students in 8th through 12th grades that is available during the academic year and by special arrangement during the summer holidays. Groups of 32 to 100 students can participate in the SIM. Massachusetts school groups are free for students and teachers.

  • Bring the SIM Curriculum to your Classroom

    Download Common Core aligned lesson plans to use in preparing students for the SIM and as a follow-up to the SIM experience.

  • The SIM for college students

    Learn about the SIM for college students.