Game-based learning is gaining popularity as more and more young people and adults play and learn from games in and out of the classroom. Well-designed games can motivate learners to actively engage in challenging tasks, master content, and sharpen critical thinking and problem solving skills. In recent years, SBIR has become a catalyst in the games for learning movement - supporting small business developers in the fields of education, health, and the military. The ED Games Expois an annual event to showcase 45 developers - including 30 who created games with awards from the SBIR programs at ED/IES, NSF, NIH, DOD, DOA, and DOT, as well as15 others.
At the Expo, attendees will meet the developers while playing games that cover a range of topics – in areas such as earth science,ecology, chemistry, math, early learning, social and emotional learning, smoking cessation, mental health, trauma preparation,stress resilience, or cultural awareness, among many others.
- Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015, from 6PM to 8:30PM
- Location: In Washington DC, at 1776, 1133 15th St. 12th floor
- Please RSVP to rsvp@theESA.com
- Note: There is no fee to attend the event. An RSVP is needed as capacity will be limited.