As part of the national G4C Student Challenge, Game Jams are half-day virtual events where students rapid prototype their very own digital games about social impact Theme topics they care about. At this second Jam, students will make games about Shaping the World for Difference. Supported by Understood, this topic is all about bringing awareness to learning and thinking differences such as ADHD and dyslexia.
All students grades 5-12 are welcome to tune in for free!
No prior experience with game design is required. Newbies are welcome!
The jam will be facilitated by G4C and pros working in the games industry, who will teach attendees how to make their own digital games using the Scratch design platform
Attendees will also explore how games can address mental health and learning and thinking differences
Students can also participate to get feedback and guidance on a game they’ve already started creating
Students who attend have a chance to win a $30 Best Buy gift card
Games can be entered into the annual G4C Student Challenge competition, open February 1 - April 8, 2022 for the chance to win a $10,000 scholarship!
Students can sign up for the February 12th, 2022 Game Jam here:
*This event will take place virtually over Zoom
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at: studentc...@gamesforchange.org