Announcing the 2021 Hack League Winners!

Gigantic Mechanic was thrilled to partner with CS4All to develop the 2020-2021 Hack League curriculum! Teams of middle and high school students from public schools around NYC collected data from their neighborhoods to design, prototype, develop, and evaluate apps, games, and websites that address real-world community issues. Students engaged in a human-centered design and strategic […]

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VOXPOP: Role-playing our way through history

With the support of ED/IES SBIR grants, Gigantic Mechanic is currently developing VOXPOP: role-plays for high school U.S. history and social studies classrooms in which students work together to tackle historical crises such as the Shays Rebellion and the Pullman Strike. How can we expect kids to understand the perspectives of 18th century rebels when […]