Monthly Archives: September 2017

Taking Advantage of the Power of Play

Game jams - game creation sessions - can be used in any class to spark learning. Bonus: There's a free lesson plan to help you get started.

(This is a cross-post from Edutopia.) By Matthew Farber, Ed.D. Can designing games about real-world issues teach students empathy, systems thinking, and design thinking? After organizing a series of game … Read more

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Announcing One Gamer Fund: Support 7 gaming-related charities this weekend

Donate once, support 7 game-related charities from now through September 24   We are proud to be a part of One Gamer Fund, an initiative to benefit seven game-related charities that support … Read more

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GBL Continues to Take Hold, But Will Any of Us Be Here to See It Succeed?


(This is a cross-post from Nearly 1,000 developers, educators, researchers and influencers – a record number — attended this year’s Games for Change Festival in New York City. One … Read more

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UNLEASH Innovation Lab: Unleashing the potential of games on UN Sustainable Development Goals


By Sara Cornish Last month, I proudly represented Games for Change at UNLEASH Innovation Lab, the first-ever convening of 1,000 public and private sector leaders from 129 countries to tackle … Read more

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Changing VR at VR for Change

By Mitch Gelman (This article is a cross-post from the Journalism 360 blog.) The topics are big ones: How can VR storytelling engender change? What is the nexus of games … Read more

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