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Educator Institute Day Two

Agenda Writing Into the Day Examples of how other educators brought games into their contexts Writing Workshop: Planning Review goals for independent work Writing Into the Day Think about one of your favorite games and write on the following: Space Mechanics Goals Rules or rule sets Components If you weren’t able to join our meeting…Continue readingEducator Institute Day Two

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Educator Institute Day One

Agenda Project overview Icebreakers Writing Into the Day Play games produced last summer Gamestar Mechanic Episodes 1-3 Writing Out of the Day Writing Into the Day Think and write about the following: Games you play (or have played) and games you’ve played in the classroom What are the key differences and similarities between the two?…Continue readingEducator Institute Day One

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Welcome, K-12 Educators!

Welcome to the Game Design Institute for Educators! Over the next week, we’ll be exploring Gamestar Mechanic as a pathway to bring game design and STEM engineering to our classrooms, libraries, afterschool programs, and other educational spaces. I’d like to start off this week by introducing myself. My name is Cassie Carl, and I have…Continue readingWelcome, K-12 Educators!