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WebJunction: The Name of the Game: Playing Tabletop Games to Build 21st Century Skills
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WebJunction: The Name of the Game: Playing Tabletop Games to Build 21st Century Skills

Free - Learn about how young patrons can learn and hone skills like communication, collaboration, ciritical thinking, global awareness and creativity.

9/26/2017
When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
3:00 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: The Name of the Game: Playing Tabletop Games to Build 21st Century Skills
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The Name of the Game: Playing Tabletop Games to Build 21st Century Skills

A webinar on tabletop games including an overview of game types and how public libraries are using them for programming and projects to grow 21st century skills.

As hubs of lifelong learning, public libraries are always seeking new strategies to cultivate 21st century skills in their community members. The deeper we move into this century, the more critical it becomes for people to hone skills like communication, collaboration, critical thinking, global awareness and creativity. Your patrons can strengthen these skill sets while also having fun in a social setting — through playing tabletop games at the library. Learn about the wide array of games available and the specific skill sets each one promotes. Hear how public librarians are using games and get new ideas for programming and game-related projects that you can do at your library. Your younger patrons will be ahead of the 21st century game in no time.

Presented by: Lauren Hays, Instructional and Research Librarian and Co-Director of the Center for Games and Learning at MidAmerica Nazarene University; and Kate McNair, Teen Services Coordinating Librarian, Johnson County Public Library, and YASLA Board of Directors.

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