SIA IN SCHOOLS
PARTNERING TO PREPARE YOUR STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE
The School of Interactive Arts (SIA) offers exciting ways for you to bring our game design programming directly to schools. To inquire about bringing one of our programs to your school, please contact Dr. Amy Patterson.
SIA Classroom offers a free game design unit that can be taught as part of an introductory computer science, arts, or technology-geared classroom.*
A 20-hour game design unit for any class
Includes free teacher training + a $1,000 stipend for teachers
Builds student interest & confidence to enroll in advanced CS courses
Our goal in SIA Classroom is simple: Boost students’ confidence in their ability to engage computer science courses in high school and college. We remove barriers that keep students from reaching their potential in a field full of great career opportunities!
SIA Classroom is supported by a US DOE Education, Innovation, and Research (EIR) grant.
Download our SIA Classroom flyer to learn more.
GAME ON: AP CSP THROUGH GAME DESIGN
Game On is a free, research-based school support program for schools to expand or establish an engaging and culturally relevant Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles (AP CSP) course offering through Game Design. CS teachers are supported in teaching AP CSP using Game On’s rigorous curriculum and evidence-based pedagogical approach.*
A year-long interactive and evidence-based AP CSP curriculum
Access to cutting-edge game design technology used by industry leaders
Includes free teacher training + $2,000 stipend for participating teachers
Game On is supported by a US DOE Education, Innovation, and Research (EIR) grant.
Download the Game On flyer or complete the Game On application.
*Schools must commit to offer or begin offering an AP CSP course in AY 2024-2025.
Artwork by Kimari R.