Through a new initiative in California, students can pursue their love of competitive gaming while developing career skills and fulfilling curriculum requirements. Professor Constance Steinkuehler explains this new form of connected learning.
BAFTA Young Game Designer Mentor Award winner Dave Chilver shares his principles for how to keep creativity at the core of computer science classes. He highlights how leaving room for mistakes and ‘failure’ helps students access their creative impulses.
The power of games to focus young minds is undeniable. What is less well established is the power of games to inspire learning across a range of subjects. But, with so many opportunities for young people to get involved in designing their own games, the time has never been better to start to integrate games into your teaching. Here, Tim Hunter, Director of Learning & New Talent at BAFTA, discusses game design.