GAME DAYS

My husband and I host a tabletop gaming group at our house at least one Saturday every month. I wrote a blog post about how we run our game days. There’s also a running list of the themed game menus we prepare specifically for game days.

International gaming events that I participate in:

Conventions I have attended:


GAME MENUS

I will be adding more game menus to this section over time.


EDUCATIONAL GAMING
  • Benefits of Board Games
  • Meaningful Play LibGuide (Graduate coursework assignment, guide for educators and parents who want to incorporate meaningful play into their classrooms and homes.)
  • Program plan: Creative Writing Workshop – using games as tools to generate writing prompts (Graduate coursework assignment, modeled for a specific library, but can be adapted for any library.)
  • Program plan: Teaching Board Game Design to Teens (Graduate coursework assignment that required library programming to engage teens with a global issue – this program focuses on designing board games to teach others about global climate change, but the outline and game design resources can be used for games on any topic.)
  • Mapping games to learning competencies (coming soon!)
  • Mapping games to specific subjects (coming soon!)

MEDIA ON GAMING

There are endless blogs, podcasts, vlogs, and streams filled with gaming content. Here are a few lists I’ve put together: