INAUGURAL YEAR OF *GAME ON* P’0WNED 💥 Did you know we had a nationwide custom #curriculum that RIPS? Urban Arts’ mission is to ensure that underrepresented students (& Title 1 schools) have equal access to the future. Our “Game On Teaching AP Computer Science Principles (#APCSP) through Game Design” is supported by a $4M US DOE Education, Innovation &Research (EIR) Initiative.
This rigorous, engaging curriculum gives student creators access to @unitytechnologies & a new way to learn #compsci Confidence in tech in high school opens pathways for future investment in STEAM degrees and careers.
After Game On’s successful pilot year in New York and North Carolina, Urban Arts is gearing up for our newest cohort representing even more states including Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, Texas and Washington.
“Game On empowers the creative and logical to perform at high levels,” explains Gary Andersen, a Game On teacher from Kannapolis, NC.
The evidence-based Game On curriculum allows students to shape and change the world around them through dynamic games, complete with original art, music, and storytelling elements. While developing their own video games, students gain the knowledge and skills required to pass the AP CSP exam.
“Urban Arts & Unity have a shared belief that all students should have access to a quality education, regardless of their zip code,” said Jessica Lindl, VP, Social Impact at Unity. “We’re honored and humbled to be able to donate our resources to organizations like Urban Arts who are creating innovative STEAM programs that prepare students for the #jobsoftomorrow”