NYC Schools to Adopt Professor's "Scalable Game Design"

Kids explore a Scalable Game Design game

A program designed at the University of Colorado Boulder to teach kids to code using video games is being introduced into New York City public schools as part of an initiative to give every student access to computer science education.

Scalable Game Design is a program developed over two decades by CU-Boulder computer science Professor Alexander Repenning to spark an interest in coding among kids by allowing them to design and build their own video games. The idea behind the program, which uses drag-and-drop programming tools, is to combat the widely held notion that computer programming is hard and boring, said Repenning.

> Read more at www.colorado.edu/news/releases/2014/07/29/nyc-schools-use-video-games-te...

> Learn more about Scalable Game Design at http://scalablegamedesign.cs.colorado.edu