- STUDENT ARCADE
- CHALLENGE CITIES
- NEW YORK CITY
- LOS ANGELES
The Games for Change Student Challenge is the leading national game design program that combines students’ passion for games with digital learning and civic engagement.
This year, we are excited to offer a highly flexible program, which can be adapted to meet educators’ individual needs and thrive across different learning environments – including virtual and hybrid models.
CALL FOR TEACHERS!
Middle/high public school teachers in Detroit can now apply to join the 2020-2021 G4C Student Challenge. Participating educators will receive paid professional development in game-based learning and training to incorporate impact game design into their classrooms.
Teachers from diverse backgrounds and concentrations are invited to participate; no prior experience with game design or computer science is required. Apply by October 2nd!
Don’t see your city? G4C is offering additional professional development sessions for teachers in all other locations in the U.S. during the 2020-21 school year. To officially express your interest in attending, please fill out the alternative form below so that we can contact you once applications for those opportunities have opened.
WHY TEACHERS SHOULD PARTICIPATE
PARTICIPATING TEACHERS WILL RECEIVE:
ABOUT THE G4C STUDENT CHALLENGE:
The 2020-2021 G4C Student Challenge will take place in NYC, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Detroit – as well as nationally through online offerings. The program includes paid professional development in game-based learning for cohorts of teachers in each city, in-school and after-school game making courses, student game jams and workshops, mentorship from games industry professionals and social impact themes with digital resources provided by cause-based partners. The Challenge culminates in a national game design competition and awards ceremonies, to celebrate and award students’ outstanding games.
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