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New Global Kids Professional Development Training on Election Day! Digital Media Tools and Strategies for Educators For over 10 years, Global Kids' Online Leadership Program has been training educators to incorporate participatory media or "Web 2.0" tools into their classrooms. Through this interactive hands-on workshop, educators will...

By Joliz​​In our third year at the Angelo Patri Middle School MS 391 in the Bronx, we have introduced two new programs into the curriculum. On Mondays we began the Global Kids Playing 4 Keeps program in which students are learning the fundementals of game design...

By Juan RubioGlobal Kids leaders kicked off the Playing for Keeps program at Long Island City High School last week. They started the program by learning about characters in a game and playing for the first time Gamestar Mechanic. During this first workshop the participants were...

By Joliz ​In their season premier, online show Infinite Thinking Machine focused on games based learning and highlighted NYC Haunts, Global Kids' collaborative project with the NYPL. The full episode is below and discusses other great tools frequently used by Global Kids such as Minecraft and Gamestar Mechanic. Special...

By JolizGlobal Kids Leader Shaquille had the opportunity to attend the United World College-USA Global Leadership Forum in New Mexico. As part of the experience, he took part in their Youth Media Program which used digital storytelling to share their experiences and reflections. The youth at the...

By Joliz Cedeño Without hesitation everyone involved agreed that this year's Emoti-Con! was the BEST EVER! We saw over 150 youth bring their energy and a-game as they set up the projects they worked so hard on over the course of the year. The diversity of mediums...

By Daria For the past few months, we’ve been meeting with a small group of Global Kids staff members called the Badges Fast Action Team or B-FAT. The group consists of five staff members who convene every other week to discuss big picture questions...

By Juan Rubio This past Saturday May 19, Global Kids in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library and The Hive Learning Network NYC conducted a game jam based on the popular game Minecraft and the equally popular books The Hunger Games. We wanted to show a short video of the game as it...

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