Games for Change Festival

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June 3rd, 2011

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Games for Change, an organization that advocates for supporting and making games for social impact, will be hosting their annual festival in New York City June 20-22.

For those not familiar with this annual event, the Games For Change festival brings together people from from government, media, academia and the gaming industry to explore real-world impact of digital games and exchange ideas and resources. Highlights for this year’s festival include:

  • Inspiring Digital Kids Through Game Design program, which empowers educators and organizations working with youth to create their own digital games, and a keynote speech by former Vice President Al Gore.
  • Featured speaker: James H. Shelton III from the US Department of Education
  • Pulitzer Prize winner author, Shery WuDunn’s keynote about using popular media to address important social issues
  • Keynote Speech by former Vice President Al Gore

The Games for Change team has graciously offered significantly discounted admission to the festival for all Edmodo educators.  For details on how to purchase your discounted tickets, login to Edmodo and select the “Events” topic from the Computer Technology or the Professional Development community.

We hope you have the chance to attend the festival — and after you do, share your experience in the Edmodo communities!

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