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Playing Stories: Writing Through Gameplay 6th - 8th Grade

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This course is designed to help students develop socially and critically. In small cooperative groups students will learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons and other RPGs to develop cooperation skills, practice leadership roles, and grow self-esteem. After solving the puzzles presented through gameplay, students will learn how to design and lead their own game adventures by creating thoughtful challenges and engaging worlds for their classmates. This course emphasizes critical thinking, creative writing, reading and comprehension, public speaking, social studies, probabilities, and social interaction through academically-oriented gaming.   No prior experience is necessary for this course.
 
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Create dynamic fictional characters with backgrounds, personalities, and motivations.
  • Design and lead others through gameplay challenges.
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively as part of a team.
  • Speak confidently in front of small groups.

Class Details

11 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Location
Mt. SAC PAY LOT A

Instructor
Tba Tba 

 

Notice

Please read:  Parents must go to the "courses" page and click on the link to abtain the parent release form. Please bring the completed form to the first day of class. Click on the link College for Kids information for more details on the program. There will be no class on July 4th.

Tuition: 

$162.00

Materials Cost:

 $5.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 07/04/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/18/2018 - 7/5/2018 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM Walnut, Mt. SAC PAY LOT A  Map Tba Tba