We are excited to announce the 2022 Play Make Learn Conference Keynote Speakers Jesse Schell and Cassidy Puckett

Jesse Schell is the CEO of Schell Games, a team of more than one hundred thirty people who strive to make truly great games, both for the purposes of entertainment and education, including award-winning VR …

James Paul Gee Learning Games Award Winners Announced at 2021 Play Make Learn Conference

The 2021 James Paul Gee Learning Games Award winners were announced at this year’s Play Make Learn Conference on August 5. In the spirit of James Paul Gee, Emeritus Professor at Arizona State University and …

UW–Madison Community Arts Collaboratory receives grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The UW–Madison Community Arts Collaboratory is receiving an NEA Research Lab award to support a new study examining the value of community arts education initiatives. The UW–Madison Community Arts Collaboratory—or Arts Collab—is housed in the …

Play Make Learn Announces Benjamin Stokes as the 2021 Conference Keynote Speaker

The Play Make Learn Conference will host keynote speaker Benjamin Stokes during the virtual event held August 5–6, 2021. Stokes, author of “Locally Played: Real-World Games for Stronger Places and Communities,” is an assistant professor …

You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: Mentorship, Networks, and Women’s Leadership in Education

Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase, “You can’t be what you can’t see.” While many K-16 women educators do the physical and emotional work of leading, a disproportionately small number of them are recognized for it. …