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Thursday, February 8 • 11:45 - 12:45
Dungeons & Dragons & Social Skills

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The value of role play has been recognized for decades as a low risk way to help people rehearse interpersonal interactions and coping strategies. Dungeons and Dragons, and other roleplaying games, can serve a similar same function for students. In fact, they have an advantage over free-form role play due the carefully constructed worlds and rules integral to play. The codified structures help students by providing clearly defined and understandable frameworks in which to act. In this session we will look at what roleplaying games are and how they can be used as a way to improve social skills, resiliency, and self-confidence.

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Daniel Hodges

Hazard Gaming
Originally from England, schooled in New Zealand, I'm currently an assistant principal in the Black Gold District. I've been a teacher for 25 years and actively interested in having fun for twice that long. Over the years I've found that it's a positive to have shared experiences... Read More →

Thursday February 8, 2018 11:45 - 12:45 MST
Shaw CC: Salon 13/14 9797 Jasper Ave
  Guidance / Counselling  General Interest / Intérêt Général
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 48
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English