Game Study in Class

Career Education Game
Study in Class -Building bridges between Schools and Career-

Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. (SIE) and the Association of Corporation and Education (ACE), a non-profit organization, jointly conduct integrated study classes at elementary and junior high school.Each class is designed with game industry as a main theme.
We would like to contribute to sound upbringing of youth as well as introducing correct information for game industry.Some examples of on-going classes are shown below.

“Curious Relationship between Game Making and Science” (Science and Career Education)

“Curious Relationship between Game Making and Science” (Science and Career Education)
Targeted Grade : 7th grade ~ high school students
Duration of Time : 1 period
Summary : Game programming utilizes the basic concept of junior high school science (physics). Visually and clearly explain ‘law of motion’ in mechanics using a specially developed golf game. Students also discover how the schoolwork is to be utilized in career.

“Curious Relationship between Game Making and Mathematics”(Mathematics and Career Educationthematics)

“Curious Relationship between Game Making and Mathematics”(Mathematics and Career Educationthematics)
Targeted Grade : 7th ~ 9th grade
Duration of Time : 1 period
Summary : Game programming utilizes the basic concept of junior high school mathematics. Showing coordinate calculation programmed for actual game characters, students learn proportion, inverse proportion and linear function.

“People Working for PlayStation®” (Career Education)

“People Working for PlayStation®” (Career Education)
Targeted Grade : 5th ~ 9th grade
Duration of Time : 1 period
Summary : Business is consisted of the unified cooperation of employees. Introducing various positions at SIE in order to launch a new game into the market, students are encouraged to cultivate a broad view of a career and work.

“Getting along with Games” (Media Literacy)

“Getting along with Games” (Media Literacy)
Targeted Grade : 5th ~ 9th grade
Duration of Time : 2 period
Summary : Students consist of several groups to discuss creators’ originalities and ingenuities in producing games, and give out their presentations to the class. Learn to get along with games by objectively examining their attractive and magnetic attributes.

We are currently working on several other projects, including “moral right and image right (social studies)”, “overseas presence in game industry (social studies)” and more.