LA teachers can apply for PD in game design and to join the LA Student Challenge cohort.
Deadline to submit Teacher applications in August 22, 2018.
20+ new educators receive 2 days of PD in how to teach game design and integrate the Serious Game Design curriculum into their class(es).
Date: September 17 and 18 / Location to be announced soon!
Game design courses launch in cohort schools.
Students can submit original digital games to the Student Challenge competition.
Deadline for students to submit games.
Games are evaluated through a rigorous jury process.
Winners are announced and prizes awarded during an awards ceremony.
All finalists are invited to demo their games as part of an Awards Showcase.
If you’re looking for even more opportunities to do cool projects with technology, here are a few more teen programs offered in Los Angeles.
CODEREV – Tech camps and 8 weeks classes that focus on STEM learning. Students create games, websites, apps, and more!
DIY GIRLS – Teaching girls technology and engineering after school and during the summer.
iD TECH – Offering camps and year-round online coding courses for kids.
iURBAN TEEN – A STEM and arts education program that brings together underrepresented teens and young adults for career exploration and mentoring.
TECH GRRRLS – A free program that benefits girls’ technology education. Events held once a month.
TEENS EXPLORING TECHNOLOGY (TXT) – TXT is an award winning program that trains youth ages 12-19 in computer programming, troubleshooting, computer networks, and web/mobile development. Programs run each quarter.
THE CLUBHOUSE NETWORK – An out-of-school learning environment where youth can develop tech skills with mentors through a variety of programs.
UCODE – Classes on creating websites, apps, and games.
ZANIAC – Several programs are offered after school and during the summer to teach students K-8 math and technology through project-based learning. Programs run through the office in Santa Monica.
Games for Change is expanding the Challenge program for 2018 – 2019 and seeking both national and local partnerships. For information on how to get involved, email [email protected].