Gaming 101: An Introduction for Grandparents to the Digital Gaming World of Your Tweens and Teens

June 15, 2021 Free

A grandparent introduction to the digital gaming world of your tweens and teens. They love to play Minecraft and Roblox, but why do they love it and what exactly are they doing? Whatever happened to Scrabble and Monopoly?

Learn about online gaming; How it works, why it is so popular (2.7 billion people around the world are involved in gaming and one quarter of Americans plays for at least 1 hour a day), and how participants find meaning and connections in gaming and among the gaming community.

Todd Harris, an entrepreneur who has been leading video game and esports businesses for 15 years, will be our guide into the world of gaming.  Todd is the Co-Founder of Hi-Res Studios one of the largest video game studios in the Southeast and Founder and CEO of Skillshot Media, a leading east-coast esports infrastructure and production company.  Todd is Chair of the North American Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF),

Presented in partnership with Lost Tribe Esports

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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