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Thursday, July 16 • 10:05am - 10:20am
Role-Playing Our Way Through History

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How can we expect kids to understand the perspectives of 18th Century rebels when we can’t even talk across party lines today? A year of live-action role-playing with high school students around the country suggests kids are eager to engage with tough moral perspectives and that historical thinking provides a pathway that can lead to engagement with modern civic issues and diverse perspectives.

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Greg Trefry

Game Designer, Gigantic Mechanic
Greg Trefry has designed everything from 100-person live-action simulations for museums to documentary video games to giant dodgeball battles. He co-founded the game studio Gigantic Mechanic to explore new ways to bring fun and engaging experiences to the world around us through real-world... Read More →
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Jenny Lim

Game Designer & Producer, Gigantic Mechanic
Jenny is a game designer and producer whose work has shown at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Museum of Modern Art, and on HBO. She leads content and multimedia for VOXPOP.

Thursday July 16, 2020 10:05am - 10:20am EDT