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January Imagination Salon: What 'IF...' A Video Game Could Teach Kids Empathy?

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We're pleased to announce our first Imagination Salon of 2014! If you're in LA or passing through on January 29th, please join us for an evening of creative conversation with Jessica Berlinski, chief learning officer of If You Can, the game company led by Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins. Jessica will talk about her work in Social Emotional Learning (SEL), how the soon-to-launch ‘IF...’ adventure game teaches kids skills like compassion and perseverance, and how commercial innovation has the potential to power social change. Q & A to follow. 

Free w/ RSVP: www.imagination-salon-january.eventbrite.com


Learn more:

NPR: All Tech Considered - 'Video Game Creators Are Using Apps To Teach Empathy
Fortune -  'EA Founder Trip Hawkins's Latest Chapter: Education'
NY Times -  'Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?

 

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commented 2014-01-21 10:57:08 -0800 · Flag
Can’t wait for the Imagination Salon!
"The kids who are building and sharing their own cardboard creations can instantly see themselves as part of a real movement.” -MacArthur Foundation