AI, Technology and a New Meaning for STEAM Education
In this workshop, Press Start Academy dares to imagine a future of learning where educators proactively use emergent technology, rather than worrying about students abusing it. We will begin the session with an in-depth intro to the latest trends and developments in generative AI, aided by Trial by Fire, a new debate program created with the assistance of ChatGPT and Midjourney.
Playing by Our Own Rules: Instructional Design Inspirations from Games
Let's explore how games can act as vehicles for systems thinking and learning! Our session will begin with a brief overview of gamification and game design principles, to set the stage and a common understanding of our context in learning through play. We will then present a unique card game as the subject for a creative dissection exercise. Divergence is a design thinking card game designed by Press Start Academy with the Hong Kong Design Center, and which acts as one of the foundation experiences for Press Start Academy's design thinking, entrepreneurship and climate leadership programs for schools and corporates.
Play, Learn, Grow: Designing Powerful Learning Experiences through Play and Games
In this hour-long session, Vince Siu, Founder and CEO of Press Start Academy, will be sharing simple tips and tricks to create your very own fun, compelling, hands-on and interactive learning experiences for your students, as well as understand just why these strategies work so well.