Articles in Category: Education

MAKING PEACE IN MALI

on Thursday, 22 January 2015. Posted in Education, News

MAKING PEACE IN MALI

The 46 student players are still hard at work in Ciwara School, striving to create non-violent resolutions to multiple crises, including terrorism, throughout the four fictional sovereignties. The Mali Peace Game commenced to great fanfare in November of this past fall, and will conclude in March. Dean Steve Esquith, of MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH), worked in concert with John, Malian teachers and students, translators, and countless others to adapt this amazing version of the World Peace Game.

 

World Peace Game Master Classes and Schedule for 2015

on Tuesday, 20 January 2015. Posted in Education, Master Classes, News

World Peace Game Master Classes and Schedule for 2015

2015 Classes and Camps

Vienna, Austria                April 7th - 11th

Boston, MA                     April 20th - 24th

Charlottesville, VA          June 22th - 26th(Kids Camp Only)

Corvallis, OR               August 10th - 14th

       Registration is now open for the 2015 Master Classes and Camps. Both prospective educators and World Peace Game Camp players can register online. 

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World Peace Game in South Korea!

on Saturday, 10 May 2014. Posted in Education, News

World Peace Game in South Korea!

Kate Johnston, a Master Class trained World Peace Game Facilitator has completed her second year of sharing the Game with 7th grade students using two game boards for two different classes of about 22 kids in each class with over 12 nationalities represented.

World Peace Game in Emmersdorf, Austria

on Friday, 02 May 2014. Posted in Education, News

World Peace Game in Emmersdorf, Austria

John and Chris Farina find themselves in Emmersdorf Austria this week, hosting a World Peace Game session for thirty-four 11-14 year-olds, five older Russian teenagers dubbed, "Living Dictionary" translators, and twenty-five European Teachers sponsored by GlobArt.

Denver teacher reflects on the World Peace Game

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014. Posted in Education, Testimonials

Denver teacher reflects on the World Peace Game

Tari St.Marie played the World Peace Game this spring after taking John's master class. Read about her expieriences with her students, and check out the comments for more WPG enthusiasm!

"You see, the game is really not what it’s all about — although it feels like it is intense and all-encompassing and extraordinarily rich, the real point is to create a space for students to learn."

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Fenn boys' school Professional Day features John

on Sunday, 23 February 2014. Posted in Education, Media Coverage, Screenings

Despite winter weather, teachers, administrators, and students attended Fenn's Professional Day to see John Hunter speak on the World Peace Game and teaching methods.

Hunter “reinforced the key characteristics we all strive as Fenn educators to incorporate in our classrooms, and at the same time he inspired us with ideas of how we may bring these characteristics into the classroom in new and different ways,” said George Scott, head of the Lower School, after the presentation.

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