UVa-designed game teaches local kids about planning, urban development

Land on a crossing guard, skip ahead two spaces. Roll a pothole, lose a turn.

That’s how students in University of Virginia professor Nisha Botchwey’s Neighborhood Planning Workshop began to get third- and fourth-graders from Johnson Elementary School to think about urban planning and design principles.

“We came up with a board game, Race to Johnson Elementary,” said UVa graduate student Madeline Hawks. “They really enjoyed the more fun aspects of playing a game instead of learning definitions about what it means to plan cities.”  Read more.

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