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Coverage in Vice’s Motherboard: “How Games Are Changing the Museum Experience”

We’re appreciative of Becky Ferreira‘s recent coverage in Vice’s Motherboard of a variety of efforts around AMNH to explore how games can enhance the visitor experience – from exhibit-based interactives (Flap Like a Pterosaurs), Hall-based games (MicroRangers), to tabletop gaming … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Culture Through Game Design: Sneak Peak at Our Games For Change Panel

As an original co-founder of the Games For Change Festival, I am always excited to both attend the annual event and also bring new voices to this important forum. In past years that has often looked like bringing teenagers to … Continue reading

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#DMl2014 Wrap-up: Developing STEM Literacy Through Gameplay and Game Design

Last week I had the pleasure of coordinating and presenting at a panel at the 2014 Digital Media and Learning Conference last week. From the program: MARCH 8 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM | Copley Developing STEM Literacy Through … Continue reading

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Surprising Cultural Partnership in Gaming At This Year’s Margaret Mead Film Festival

The Margaret Mead Film Festival, at the American Museum of Natural History, is the longest-running, premiere showcase for international documentaries in the United States, encompassing a broad spectrum of work, from indigenous community media to experimental nonfiction. When the the … Continue reading

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Using Card Games to Bring a Sense of Play to Informal Science Learning

This Fall the Museum will be launching our first Science Card Game program (more details later and registration notification sign-up here). This grew, in part, from a number of Digital Playgrounds I blogged about last spring, such as the awesome … Continue reading

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RiFF interview with me: Blending Digital Media, Badging, and Museum-Based Learning

I am excited to be the feature interview this month on the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub’s RiFF Expert Interview Series. It is a great interview and captures what I am thinking about eight months into the job. Check … Continue reading

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Speaking on Games in Museums at #nycmer13 on 05.13

I am really excited to present tomorrow with my colleagues at the Museum of the Moving Image on the panel “Video Games, Museums, and Learning” at the New York City Museum Educator Roundtable’s annual conference. Below is the catalog description: … Continue reading

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