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Matthew and Iram DLL Trainers A few weeks ago, DLL’s Matthew and Iram attended the 2017 Games for Change Festival! Matthew enjoyed the session exploring "VR in the Classroom," both because it's a topic that DLL should explore more in the future and also because this is a...

Some swag from the Esri Conference In mid-July, thanks to the support from the Hive Learning Network Opportunity Fund, my Global Kids colleague, Marcus, and I participated in the Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) User Conference “Applying the Science of Where” in San Diego.   Esri, which...

Matthew W. DLL Program Assistant Last fall, when I began teaching DLL classes at Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) and PS/IS 109 in East Flatbush, my goal was twofold: teach students to code using Scratch – a free, online, browser-based coding platform – and...

Ahmed A. GK Trainer ​Third and fourth graders at PS 96 in East Harlem are our youngest students participating in Global Kids programming this school year.  All year, I’ve had a chance to lead GK’s DLL elementary school program, MakerSquad, and have had a great time with...

Matthew W. DLL Program Assistant As fun as Scratch can be, at the end of the school year, right before summer break, middle schoolers can get Scratched Out. But the semester isn’t over! Thus, DLL recently got creative with teaching the more nitty-gritty (read:...

Iram J. Students at John Adams show off the signature pose they came up with for our Girl Hack club! Senior TrainerThis week, students in our Girl Hack programs at John Adams High School and William Cullen Bryant High School in Queens finalized the...

Matthew W. DLL Program Assistant This Wednesday, DLL at P.S. 109 added a very hands-on component to its game design curriculum with the introduction of Makey Makey controllers to students' work with Scratch. Makeys resemble an old-school Nintendo controller - two buttons and a...

Matthew W. DLL Program Assistant Today DLL was at the Movable Game Jam, an event series with "multiple educators, organizations, and individuals coming together to put on an event to introduce youth to game design." The goal is to use social and political themes...

Matthew W. DLL Program Assistant ​Happy holidays! Digital Learning and Leadership is midway through another school year, and we’re going strong with our Playing 4 Keeps program in middle schools around New York! As video game technology improves, students are constantly realizing the ability of...

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