What’s Next: Playtime Online April Hangouts

Upcoming On Playtime Online

Check out this month’s Google Hangout happenings!

Leveling Up, Boss Style
Wednesday, April 10
12-1PM EST
In a video game, the Boss Level is the grand finale — the challenge to end all challenges. At Institute of Play’s Quest Schools, Boss Level closes out each trimester with a week-long intensive design challenge. Join New York City and Chicago teachers, designers, and students for a lively episode dedicated to beating the Boss. Learn how middle school students collaborate to solve challenges using design thinking, and discover the ins and outs of systems thinking as the teams showcase their play-tested projects.

Playtime Online Office Hours
Wednesday, April 24
12-1PM EST
Need advice from a game designer? How about a learning design strategist or documentarian? Beginning April 24, check in with the experts on a bimonthly basis during Playtime office hours! Submit a question or topic of conversation to the Playtime Producer in advance for a chance to guest-star as a panelist in the hangout. April’s office hours will be hosted by ChicagoQuest’s Mission Lab game designer John Murphy and Erin Hoffman, Game Design Lead at GlassLab.

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