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Guest Post from WPT Education: How I Became a Game Designer

John Dollar

As an education specialist at WPT, and a former teacher at Sauk Prairie High School, I’m always excited to discover new ways that we can collaborate with teachers to make education come alive for students of all ages.

Today, I’d like to introduce you to the amazing Nikki Lutzke, who teaches fourth grade in southern Wisconsin’s Parkview School District. She and some of her fellow teachers recently joined some of the brightest local minds in history and game design to create something special – something that we know teachers and students all across Wisconsin will love.

Read on for Nikki’s thoughts on her new side gig in video game design – and enjoy!

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New Song Captures All 50 States, Saves Best for Last

Our friends at PBS Learning Media tapped Forrest Kline from the band hellogoodbye to record this cool new song about visiting each and every state in the U.S.A.

It’s creative, fun and they – of course – saved the best state for last!

Even better – “I Wanna See the States” is more than just a song. Visit pbslearningmedia.org/, search the song title and discover an all-inclusive readymade learning module for classrooms – complete with a lesson plan, annotated lyrics and blank maps.