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  • #DLNchat Tuesday at 4 pm ET on AR/VR into the Curriculum

    Tuesday July 10 at 2 pm MT - Interested in talking or more accurately tweeting at #DLNchat: How Should Academic Programs Integrate AR/VR into the Curriculum? This tweetchat is sponsored by EdSurge, WCET and OLC. Read More
  • Ethics & Games Monthly this Sunday July 8th

    Join us for our monthly Ethics & Games which will feature the Indie game, Detention (2016) at 7 pm ET on Sunday July 8th. 

    The game story is based on real historical events. Detention received Steam greenlight in 2016, and became one of the most influential indie games in 2017 for its ability to enhance the horror genre with history, for the purpose of retelling the real horrors that happened to the Taiwanese people during the 1960s era. Read More
  • AR & VR - Learning Transported Summer Book Club

    We just announced at the ISTE conference, the ISTE Games & Sims Network will be doing a summer book club and slow tweetchat of Jaime Donally's book on augmented reality and virtual reality titled Learning Transported

    We'll be using the hashtag #istebook. If you are an ISTE member we can send you the PDF copy. Please join up, you can sign up here. Read More
  • ISTE Game Nite in Chicago

    This year, we will convene in McCormick Place Room W179a from 5:30 to 7:30pm on Monday, June 25th.

    The 5th Annual ISTE Games Nite is back! It is time to head the call for heroes to descend on Chicago and dispense gaming justice! This year we have a great mix of digital and analog games, serious games, commercial off the shelf games, and of course there’s card games, social deduction, and board games. Read More
  • Running of the Trolls

    Saturday June 9 with the start at 9 pm ET

    We’re Running with the Trolls. This is actually a good thing. For the fourth year in a row, in the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game, World of Warcraft there is an annual in-game charity event to celebrate Pride Month and to raise funds for the Trevor Project.

    Here’s a video so you can see the fun in-game everyone is having. Read more about the #TrollRun2k18 on reddit. Read More

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