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Gamer Lounge: Video Game Play and Chat Social Club - For Mature Gamers! (12-15)

Casual ongoing weekly class for gamers to play and chat. Talk about your favorite games, design, characters, coding and tech; for players who enjoy more mature titles: Skyrim, Fallout, Half-Life, Dead by Daylight, Counter-Strike, etc.
Heidi Lathrem, MA: Homesteading/Farm & Video Games
523 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 44 learners
Class
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
12-15
year olds
3-10
learners per class
per learner

How does an β€œOngoing” course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Next on Tue Aug 16

Meets Once per week
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10pm - 10:50pm
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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will practice social skills while interacting with other gamers.
I have been gaming since 1986, starting with Boulderdash on the Commodore 64. My husband loves all the game types that I don't, so I have exposure to a wide variety of games and platforms. I have several other gaming classes, and I love to talk games with the next generation! 
None. Although learners may want to game between classes.:)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class may use breakout rooms to allow learners to co-op play with others or chat about certain games in smaller groups. The teacher will alternate among rooms to moderate and keep on track. Learners may also want to share personal information such as gamer tags, server codes, or IP address in order to co-op play. Please talk to your learner about cyber security and what should or should not be shared during class.

Game screenshots and screen shares should only feature games that do not contain inappropriate language and/or nudity. Parents should review these guidelines with their learners when deciding which games to share in class. Please keep in mind the age range and possible sensitivities of other learners when deciding what to share in class. Video games have a rating system, and it is easy to do a quick web search to find out what may be objectionable about particular games. Generally speaking, games shared should be rated E, E10+, Teen, or M. Learners should announce what they plan to share and give other learners a chance to consent, as some titles may contain material that could contain scary, gory, or violent elements. While the class is for mature gamers, language used in class discussions should still be PG. Verbal expression in class is expected to be respectful and not include course or foul language. Use of profanity beyond the first warning may result in unenrollment from the class.

***If your learner is not okay with content in Mature titles, you should consider enrolling in Game On! instead.***
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Teacher

Heidi Lathrem, MA: Homesteading/Farm & Video Games
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Lives in the United States
Linguist, online teaching veteran, homeschool mom, gamer, and duck farmer
523 total reviews
781 completed classes

About Me

Bringing the practical to the digital.

Hello. My name is Heidi. I've been teaching for more than ten years, with extensive experience both in the classroom and online platforms, with students ranging from kindergarten through grad school. 

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