A record number of submissions to the G4C Student Challenge! by Sara Cornish The 2nd annual G4C Student Challenge closed on April 12th, 2017. We thank all participating students, and congratulate you on submitting a game to the competition! From our three participating cities — NYC, Dallas and


Miss our deadline? Submit to the National STEM Video Game Challenge by May 1 by Stephanie Lato Did you miss our April 12th deadline? Don’t worry, there’s still another opportunity for you to submit your game to a national game design competition! The National STEM Video Game


NYC Students Make Games with Take-Two Interactive by Sara Cornish On Saturday, March 11th, over 50 middle and high school students gathered at Grand Central Tech’s Microsoft Reactor Hub for the NYC Games for Change (G4C) Student Game Jam, supported by Take-Two Interactive


Deadline Extension to April 12 for Student Challenge Submissions by Stephanie Lato NYC, Dallas and Pittsburgh students participating in the second annual Games for Change Student Challenge now have until April 12th at 11:59pm EST to submit games!


G4C Student Challenge Game Jams in Pittsburgh by Ryan Coon and Arielle Evans We’ve hosted a couple of Game Jams in Pittsburgh as part of our local Student Challenge. The Game Jams have been a great way to expand participation in the Student Challenge beyond the classrooms of teachers who have


2017 G4C Student Challenge Open For Submissions!   By Sara Cornish Games for Change has opened the submission portal for the second annual G4C Student Challenge. Games must be submitted by April 1, 2017. Middle and high school students


Final Two Moveable Game Jams Hosted in Manhattan & Brooklyn for NYC Students   By Matthew Farber, Ed.D. The final two Moveable Game Jams, part of a series of four events hosted by Games for Change (G4C), took place on December 10th at the Brooklyn Community


21st Century Skills and the G4C Student Challenge By: Brendon Trombley   The phrase “21st-century skills” sounds like we’re describing some sort of futuristic skillset like piloting spaceships or building robots. It’s actually nothing like that all. It doesn’t even describe skills in modern technology like smartphones


Moveable Game Jams Hosted with HIVE Partners in the Bronx & Queens for NYC Students   By Matthew Farber & Sara Cornish We’re halfway through the four Moveable Game Jams that Games for Change is hosting in partnership with HIVE NYC


The Second G4C Student Challenge Kicks Off With Professional Teacher Development Across Three Cities!   Last month, nearly 70 teachers in in New York City, Pittsburgh, and Dallas joined our second annual teacher training as part of the national G4C Student Challenge and learned how to