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By Myles Bittner, GK Intern & Elizabeth Bishop, Supervisor of DLL Last week, the NYC Department of Education hosted a Computer Science For All (CS4ALL) Professional Development Institute and the Global Kids Digital Learning and Leadership (DLL) team was invited to present a Scratch workshop series...

By Ahmed Ali (GK Trainer) Using digital tools like Sketchbook and digital drawing pads, several dedicated Global Kids students from PS 96 worked during lunch periods and after school to create portraits of significant figures in science for Black History Month. Not only did the students...

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 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...

By Sara Vogel As 2013 wound down, students at Global Neighborhood Secondary School in GK's Playing for Keeps program were anything but checked out for the holidays. They had spent weeks developing, prototyping, playtesting, and iterating video games using the platform Gamestar Mechanic, and...

By Daria​GK is pleased to introduce a new member of the GK Family! Jack Martin joins us as Associate Director of the Online Leadership Program after many years of directing programs at the New York Public Library. At the Library, he partnered with GK to...

By Daria Last Friday we kicked off our first meeting for this year’s Emoti-Con! planning committee, called the Youth Action Team or A-Team.Emoti-Con! is an annual youth digital media and technology challenge, now in its third year. On June 2, 2012, over 150...

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