Games and Simulations Network

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The Games and Simulations Network is dedicated to understanding and advancing the use, integration, design, development and evaluation of games, simulations and virtual environments for learning and teaching.


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Latest Discussion Posts

  • Are you feeling some FOMO because you didn't apply for ISTE's awesome new AI Explorations program? Well, here's your chance! We have a limited number of spots still available in this unique GM grant-funded cohort for ISTE members in K-12 schools ...

  • Hello Everyone, This Wednesday, November 14 at 630 pm there will be another Reality is Broken : Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World book club tweetchat using the hashtag #Read4Games. Chapters 7 - 10 will covered. For ...

  • Where are you displaying and/or storing your screenshots in games and virtual worlds? Where are your students displaying and storing their screenshots from games and virtual worlds? The reason, we're bringing this up is that Flickr , a display ...

  • ​ Join us on November 13th as ISTE, in collaboration with Cisco, hosts a roundtable discussion about how Cisco's new supplemental curriculum, GPS: the series, has turned Arizona students into global problem solvers. Hear pilot educators share how the ...

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  • Second Reality is Broken Tweetchat

    This Wednesday, November 14 at 630 pm there will be another Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World book club tweetchat using the hashtag #Read4Games. Chapters 7 - 10 will covered. For more information go to https://sites.google.com/view/educause-glbc/ Read More
  • Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better Tweetchat Wednesday November 7th

    Tweetchats will take place from 630 pm - 730 pm ET. Discussions are moderated by @GamerrLinguist using the hashtag #Read4Games. Read More
  • Ethics & Games Monthly with Sherry Jones

    Ethics & Games Monthly with Sherry Jones
    Sunday August 19 at 5 pm MT

    Sherry will be discussing Observer.

    https://store.steampowered.com/app/514900/observer/


    Observer is a cyberpunk and dark dystopian game set in the year 2084, when biohacking and neural hacking become legal. Detective Dan Lazarski (voiced by Rutger Hauer) has been employed by the government to hack people's brains as part of his investigation methods. Lazarski encounters a series of horrific events while neural hacking suspects for an investigation of a possible murder. Read More
  • World of Warcraft Tour this Weekend!

    Join us in World of Warcraft, still going strong after 14 years. This tour will explore the various facets of gameplay, social interactions, commerce, and other activities supported by this multi-user virtual environment (MUVE). We will gather in Sen’jin Village on Sisters of Elune and then make our way to Orgrimmar.

    Maskirovka invites people to the tour (in not so many words)!
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  • Ethics and Games Monthly on July 29

    Ethics & Games Monthly with Sherry Jones
    ISTE Games & Sims Network

    Sunday July 29 at 7 pm ET

    Sherry will be discussing Observer
    https://store.steampowered.com/app/514900/observer/

    Observer is a cyberpunk and dark dystopian game set in the year 2084, when biohacking and neural hacking become legal. Detective Dan Lazarski (voiced by Rutger Hauer) has been employed by the government to hack people's brains as part of his investigation methods. Lazarski encounters a series of horrific events while neural hacking suspects for an investigation of a possible murder. Read More