Creating History with HistoryMaker VR

This is a guest blog post written by Dwayne Waite, Jr., Marketing Manager at Schell Games   Using innovative technology like virtual reality (VR) in classrooms is an exciting prospect. The fact that virtual reality can help students feel, empathize, and connect with material and concepts should give educators pause to consider how they can… Read more »

Accelerating Science Through Gaming in the Time of Coronavirus

This is a guest blog post written by Saira Mortier, Research Program Coordinator at University of Washington’s Center for Game Science   For better or worse, COVID has pushed its way into just about every facet of life. While most of these effects have been negative, its influence on game-based science research has been a… Read more »

Raising Good Gamers: New Report Tackles The Systemic Forces Shaping The Climate Of Online Play For Youth

This is a guest post written by Katie Salen Tekinbaş.     When experts from around the country came together at the World Economic Forum last February for Raising Good Gamers, a workshop focused on exploring the myriad forces shaping the culture and climate of online game communities for youth, no one could have predicted… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Executive Assistant

  Games for Change seeks an Executive Assistant to provide comprehensive support to the President and the Board of Directors. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.   This is a full time position (Monday-Friday, 10AM-6PM) that will… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Program and Communications- Education Intern

  Games for Change (G4C) is looking for Programs and Communications Intern to support a range of projects promoting games for social impact this Fall for G4C and the National Student Challenge.   Candidates for this unpaid internship should meet the below qualifications and requirements.   Position Details: Support G4C staff in daily activities and… Read more »

Investing in the Future of Digital Play

This is a guest blog post written by LEGO Ventures.     Play is an important element of learning and development. When children engage in playful experiences, it can help them acquire important 21st Century Skills such as creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking. The LEGO Foundation describes ‘learning through play’ as occurring when an experience… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Fall Communications Intern

  Games for Change (G4C) is looking for a communications intern to support a range of projects promoting games for social impact this Fall. Candidates for this unpaid internship should meet the qualifications and requirements below.   Candidates for this unpaid internship should meet the below qualifications and requirements.   Position Details: Support G4C Staff… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Fall Production Intern

  Games for Change (G4C) is looking for an intern to support production efforts for the organization. The intern will support projects related to event planning and management as it relates to core G4C initiatives such as the G4C Student Challenge and XR for Change. The intern will report to G4C’s Production Manager who leads… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Fall Partnerships Intern

Games for Change (G4C) is looking for an intern to support partnership and business development efforts for the organization. The intern will support projects related to business development, fundraising, corporate and foundation relations, and event management. The intern will report to G4C’s Director of Partnerships who leads on supporting the organization in cultivating, building and… Read more »

Introducing the ‘Learn to Code’ Fellowship Games! 🎮

  To be prepared for the world they are entering, youth need to know how to use the technology that influences their lives. Not only do they need to be digitally literate, but they also need to have digital agency – the ability to shape technology, rather than be shaped by it. Coding is undeniably… Read more »