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Houston Haunts PD This month, Global Kids took our Haunts NYC curriculum just a little bit more global. We here on the Digital Learning and Leadership team (DLL) are happy to announce that this work has made it to Houston! From June 4th to the 8th,...

By Sara Vogel This summer, youth channeled the stories of yet another set of New York City "ghosts" through our signature NYC Haunts program -- this time, at New Directions Secondary School in the Bronx.A multi-age, diverse group of elementary, middle, and high schoolers, along with...

By Pia OLP at Global Kids is getting ready to kick off this year’s Summer NYC Haunts program at two participating middle school camps. We are excited for GK's young people to explore NYC's history through the creation of location-based games that take players...

By Sara ​Vogel ​Seventh and eighth graders at Global Neighborhood Secondary School reached a key mid-year milestone before the December break: they completed their very first location-based games using the tool, TaleBlazer. Students collaborated in small groups to plan out and code the games, and to draw,...

By Sara Vogel Last week, Global Kids celebrated the addition of two new youth-created geolocative games to our NYC Haunts portfolio, capping off a busy summer.At The Point Community Development Corporation, participants in the Summer Youth Employment Program created a moving, emotional game that honors...

By Alora Cholette This summer, Global Kids is teaming up with three Hive Learning Network partners around New York City to run Global Kids' signature location-based game program, NYC Haunts. As we serve diverse populations and adjust to new settings, we are also stretching, growing,...

By Sara Vogel You don't need a time machine to experience the past. That's what students at the High School for Global Citizenship and the School for Human Rights found out this semester as they created their own location-based games for GPS devices that drew on local history...

By Sara Vogel What stories does your neighborhood have to tell?Global Kids is excited to announce that NYC Haunts -- our signature program where youth create a mobile, augmented reality game exploring local history and contemporary issues -- is blasting out to three Global...

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