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Thursday, July 16 • 4:10pm - 4:20pm
The Brink of Nuclear War: Gaming in the Modern Museum

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Building empathy and understanding among high school students with the difficulties of being a world leader is not easy. While many museums struggle with walking the line between glorifying and addressing hard truths of historical figures, organizations like the Reagan Foundation are tackling difficult policy decisions, communication, leadership development and media literacy through immersive gaming. Join the development team to unpack simulation development and how these experiences are applicable to other museums and education spaces.

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Megan Gately

Associate Director of Education, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute
Megan Gately has worked at museums and historical societies for 20 years through local and national history education organizations, boards and publications, striving to inspire, and be inspired, by the next generation of leaders through active participation in communities and democracy.Currently... Read More →
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Matthew Wilding

Experience Designer, Engagify Studio
Matt is an experience designer and content writer. He's worked on projects with Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate, Reagan Foundation, Gigantic Mechanic, and others. He is currently working with Reagan Foundation on their new Discovery Center experience, and digital learning... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2020 4:10pm - 4:20pm EDT