NYC teachers can apply for PD in game design and to join the NYC 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 27 and 28 | Location: Museum of the Moving Image
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 New York City.
CODE ED – Teaching girls computer science.
CODENOW – Practice coding at your own pace throughout high school.
iD TECH – Offering camps and year-round online coding courses for kids.
NEW YORK CODE + DESIGN ACADEMY – Hands-on coding courses.
NEW YORK ON TECH – TECH360 is a free, 9-week after-school program for 10th-12th graders enrolled in NYC schools. Learn the fundamentals of web development, develop a portfolio of technology projects, gain priority eligibility into the Tech Flex Leaders program and get to participate in professionals opportunities at companies in NYC.
PER SCHOLAS: NEW YORK – Free IT job training in cities where it is needed most.
PIXEL ACADEMY MINI CAMPS – Single-day mini-camps on most school holidays throughout the fall in NYC.
THE CODING SPACE – Coding for students of all ages, beginners through advanced.
THE KNOWLEDGE HOUSE – Program dedicated to bringing innovation, technology and entrepreneurship to the south Bronx.
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 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
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].