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Using Video Games to Ignite the Entrepreneur Inside Every Student

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Using Video Games to Ignite the Entrepreneur Inside Every Student

Presented by Nick Night, Game Producer, Venture Valley; and Carrie Willis, STEAM and Technology Director, Valley Preparatory School (CA)

Sponsored by Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship

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View this edWebinar to discover ways to bridge classroom learning and real-world business. Educators learn how to teach and inspire students to become their own boss. Using the free, award-winning Venture Valley game, educators can easily teach business concepts in a fun way to help students better understand all the ups and downs of entrepreneurship.

Game producer Nick Night starts by leading an engaging tour through the Venture Valley game, highlighting all the different ways kids can learn how to run a business while having an entertaining time. Following Nick, STEAM and Technology Director at Valley Preparatory School Carrie Willis (star of Venture Valley’s masterclass videos) gives an in-depth talk on how to incorporate the game into the classroom to teach the 4 C’s (Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creative Thinking). Educators will walk away inspired and ready to get into the game!

This recorded edWebinar is of interest to middle and high school teachers, school and district leaders, and education technology leaders.

Nick Night

About the Presenters

Nick Night is Venture Valley’s Game Producer and a seasoned executive in animation and gaming, specializing in creating and developing original concepts.

Carrie Willis

Carrie Willis is the Technology and STEAM Director at Valley Preparatory School, a private school for students in preschool through eighth grade, in Redlands, CA. During her 20+ year teaching and mentoring career, she has developed a love for educational technology and project-based learning.

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Venture Valley

Venture Valley is a project of The Singleton Foundation, a non-profit with the mission of making financial competence a reality for everyone. We are led by a team of game industry and entertainment executives, with decades of experience in product development, marketing, and business leadership.


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Tuesday, January 30, 2024
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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