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Design for Change!: What Teachers Can Learn from Video Games

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Free Play, Cooperation, & Well-Being



2+ hours.

Human Restoration Project CC-BY-SA

February 2023

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This package contains resources that pair with our 30 minute YouTube release, including guided notes for the video and interactive activities for systems-thinking.

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Video games are incredibly complex and difficult...yet almost everyone plays them. At the beginning of every game you must learn how to play it, which isn't easy yet still is so fun! How can teachers better under game design to reimagine their classrooms? What should we remove from school to make it a more exciting place to be?

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