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WAMU American University Radio: 'World Peace Game' Teaches Kids Cooperation, Compassion

on Thursday, 23 May 2013. Posted in Media Coverage

WAMU American University Radio: 'World Peace Game' Teaches Kids Cooperation, Compassion

'World Peace Game' Teaches Kids Cooperation, Compassion

Think back to fourth grade. What were you doing in school? Were you practicing fractions? Learning photosynthesis? Maybe you were studying the British colonization of the New World?

Well, if we fast-forward to now, a modern-day fourth grader named Sarah Schmidt has been up to something a little bit different.

“We made the treaty last week about buying the land,” she explains. “And once we bought the land we bought 20,000 troops before that, with our solar-power plants, our two submarines and our oxygen-production plant. So now we’re scattering them and making sure that areas are covered for military strike.”

Sarah Schmidt, you see, isn’t just a fourth grader at Agnor-Hurt Elementary School in Charlottesville, Va. Sarah Schmidt is an officer in the United Nations.

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School Library Journal : World Peace and Other Infinite Possibilities: Educator John Hunter Talks to SLJ

on Friday, 26 April 2013. Posted in Media Coverage

School Library Journal : World Peace and Other Infinite Possibilities: Educator John Hunter Talks to SLJ

World Peace and Other Infinite Possibilities: Educator John Hunter Talks to SLJ

By Karyn M. Peterson

If (and when) future generations succeed in saving the world, we may all have John Hunter to thank.

The veteran teacher, educational consultant, and author has been inspiring creative and critical thinking, compassion, confidence, and pragmatic problem solving in kids for 35 years through his innovative World Peace Game, his unyielding positivity and optimism, and his intuitive understanding of what kids’ need to succeed.

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Edutopia: How 4th Graders are Achieving World Peace

on Wednesday, 17 April 2013. Posted in Media Coverage

Edutopia: How 4th Graders are Achieving World Peace
In 1978, John Hunter introduced a complex, immersive, interactive, collaborative, geopolitical game to his elementary school students. In 2011, he gained a global following when he delivered a TED talk about his 30-year experience of "Teaching with the World Peace Game." The talk was shared far and wide as millions were moved by his example of hands-on teaching. And millions began thinking about how to bring out the best in every child through an aspiration for something greater than even the most powerful on earth have yet to achieve -- peace.

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John Hunter Interview by Student at Hillside School

on Monday, 28 January 2013. Posted in Education, Interviews

John Hunter Interview by Student at Hillside School
Abhijay Bhatnagar interviewed John Hunter in the new media lab at Hillside School on MLK day. His interview was one of the most thoughtful and joyful that Mr. Hunter has conducted!

Abhijay and his fellow Hillside students from all over the world have a unique understanding of global competency and cross cultural understanding that make John Hunter's World Peace Game accessible and interesting to them.

Here's a Preview Video of the Interview:


You can find the full interview linked below.

Pillars of Peace Hawai'i Profiles World Peace Game

on Friday, 26 October 2012. Posted in Media Coverage

Pillars of Peace Hawai'i Profiles World Peace Game

The Hawaii Community Foundation, Pam Omidiyar, hundreds of teachers, Bob Peters, Bruce Schauble, Nainoa Thompson, Phil Bossert, Lucy Ahn, Robert Witt -- so many of the people whom we met in Hawai'i I had heard of for years because of their deep and formidable work. It was a feeling of homecoming to meet them in person when we arrived and come to know what the aloha spirit is through the wonderful interactions and exchanges we had everywhere!

Some wonderful new people that we met were Colleen, Robbie, and Jana from the Pillars of Peace Hawai'i project who highlight peace leaders who exemplify the Spirit of Hawai'i in their work. John Hunter were delighted to spend the afternoon talking with them about their work and about his. We appreciate the nice profile of the World Peace Game and the work that John is doing with the Martin Institute to teach teachers that they have shared on their website.

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Videos

John Hunter explaining his World Peace Game

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John Hunter explaining his World Peace Game
John Hunter explaining his World Peace Game
John Hunter: Teaching with the World Peace Game
John Hunter: Teaching with the World Peace Game
Filmmakers@Google: John Hunter and Chris Farina
Filmmakers@Google: John Hunter and Chris Farina
TEDxPhiladelphiaED - John Hunter
TEDxPhiladelphiaED - John Hunter
TEDxFlanders - John Hunter - World Peace Gamer
TEDxFlanders - John Hunter - World Peace Gamer

MSNBC’s Education Nation Teacher Town Hall with John Hunter and Brian Crosby
MSNBC's Education Nation Teacher Town Hall with John Hunter and Brian Crosby
TEDxNewEngland | 11/01/11 | John Hunter, Unknowing Can be the Beginning of Wisdom
TEDxNewEngland | 11/01/11 | John Hunter, Unknowing Can be the Beginning of Wisdom
Master Class with John Hunter: Monday
Master Class with John Hunter: Monday
John Hunter Keynote at 2012 Martin Institute Conference
John Hunter Keynote at 2012 Martin Institute Conference
Master Class with John Hunter: Wednesday
Master Class with John Hunter: Wednesday

Master Class with John Hunter: Reflections Part 1
Master Class with John Hunter: Reflections Part 1
World Peace Game Camp - Memphis
World Peace Game Camp - Memphis
A Conversation with John Hunter (July 25, 2012)
A Conversation with John Hunter (July 25, 2012)
John Hunter Interview with Abhijay Bhatnagar ’14: A Preview
John Hunter Interview with Abhijay Bhatnagar '14: A Preview