Real Robots of Robot High at Games For Health

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The Real Robots of Robot High is a video game to help kids understand relationship systems and prevent teen dating violence. This is our presentation from Games for Health

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Real Robots of Robot High at Games For Health

  1. 1. The Real Robots of Robot High HOW GAMERS, EDUCATORS AND KIDS ARE USING JERSEY SHORE AND GAMES TO TRANSFORM CLASSROOM-BASED HEALTH EDUCATION.@turninggearsedu
  2. 2. sojourner IS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE house ADVOCACY CENTER IN RHODE ISLAND@turninggearsedu
  3. 3. IN 2008, SOJOURNER HOUSE GOT THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME TO CHANGE TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION.@turninggearsedu
  4. 4. STARTSTRONG BUILDING HEALTHY TEEN REALTIONSHIPS THE CHALLENGE: TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE, YOUTH-DRIVEN PROGRAMS TO HELP 11-14 YEAR OLDS BUILD HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS AND PREVENT TEEN DATING VIOLENCE.@turninggearsedu
  5. 5. “For months I thought I was talking to this cool guy online. Turns out it was some girls from my school trying to make me look stupid.”!@turninggearsedu
  6. 6. “I’m a guy dating another guy. Yesterday he put our relationship status on fb. I wasn’t ready to tell my parents.” !@turninggearsedu
  7. 7. “my boyfriend says that if I’m not going to have sex, the least I can do is send him nude pix.”!@turninggearsedu
  8. 8. MISSION: HELPKIDS DEVELOPA CRITICAL THINKINGAPPROACH TO BUILDING !HEALTHYRELATIONSHIPS
  9. 9. how can we change the game? BE AUTHENTIC Featuring real stories and characters that are relevant to young people@turninggearsedu
  10. 10. how can we change the game? BE SMART Encourages kids to think about relationships from a critical and systems thinking perspective@turninggearsedu
  11. 11. how can we change the game? BE ENGAGING Taps into kids natural interests in entertainment and for creation@turninggearsedu
  12. 12. Game-based products and services that engage, educate and empower@turninggearsedu
  13. 13. Empowering youth through passion for playing and making games systems-thinking 21st century skills motivation for STEM learning@turninggearsedu
  14. 14. Games are systems@turninggearsedu
  15. 15. Playing, making and remixing games can be used to model real-world systems Mechanical Ecological Social@turninggearsedu
  16. 16. @turninggearsedu
  17. 17. PLAY/REMIX: Learn about complex social systems by playing games that challenge students to understand and apply concepts like influence, communication and respect to solve social problems. Modify and redesign games to demonstrate mastery of in-game social dynamics.@turninggearsedu
  18. 18. create: In their very own online game design studio, players create their own games to represent social situations and stories that are personally meaningful to them.@turninggearsedu
  19. 19. share: Players can share their games in a closed social network with peers and experts to spark critical discussion about real life relationship issues.@turninggearsedu
  20. 20. discuss: In the “Talkback’ section, students will be able to vote on polls, respond to videos and comment on memes that take a closer look at relationship issues such as break ups and cheating.@turninggearsedu
  21. 21. enoughtalk!let thegamebegin@turninggearsedu
  22. 22. •  how  we’ve  worked  with  young  people  gearsedu
  23. 23. join us! SUMMER BETA Educators (including teachers, advocates and afterschool providers) can help us test out the game this summer. O DAY @ ion.com N UP T cat SIG arsedu tu rningge@turninggearsedu
  24. 24. join us! FALL 2012 RELEASE The Real Robots of Robot High will be available everywhere in Fall 2012.@turninggearsedu
  25. 25. join us! FOLLOW THE PROGRESS Follow the youth-driven development of The Real Robots at turninggearseducation.tumblr.com@turninggearsedu
  26. 26. kate reilly @kategalloreilly kreilly@sojournerri.org WHAT I’M PLAYING?: SoftballBRIAN ALSPACH@brialspbrian@elinemedia.comWHAT I’M PLAYING?: Skyrim

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