Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019
Join us for a Facing History and Ourselves Great Talk with Jessica Millstone on how gaming can solve real world problems and impact social change.
In this Great Talk, we will come together to discuss how the fun of game play can be harnessed to:
•encourage civic engagement
And we will play digital games that exemplify these qualities!
Jessica Millstone is the Director of Engagement at BrainPOP, where she works on bridging games-based learning initiatives between BrainPOP and its many game partners. Prior to joining BrainPOP, Jessica was the inaugural education fellow on the Games & Learning Publishing Council at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, a research and innovation lab at Sesame Workshop, where she investigated the theory and practice of using digital games in the elementary and middle school classroom.
Great Talks gathers dynamic New Yorkers for compelling conversations about complicated issues. This Great Talk is organized in collaboration with, and hosted by, BrainPOP, creator of animated, curricular content and home to GameUp, an educational game portal.
Oct. 16, 11:01 AM to 11:01 AM