Play & Pedagogy: 2 Models for Educational Practitioners


In this workshop designed for educational practitioners, you can learn how to apply game mechanics effectively to engage the learners.


A workshop designed for educational practitioners in both traditional and non-traditional settings. Join the co-founder of Curious Chimeras, Alanna Yeo as she teaches you a unique way educators can deliver content and positively motivate learners in the classroom through games.


Run by experiential game designers with formal teaching experience, this seminar aims to give participants another effective tool to add to their educational toolbox.


This workshop takes place on:  

  • 25 February 2023 (Saturday), 9.30am to 12pm SGT

*Please note that there is no lift access to the training room.


Workshop Outline:


(1)  What makes a game?

(2) How to apply game mechanics effectively in the classroom to engage learners and deliver content. 






Minimum – Maximum Number of Participants: 1 – 30 pax

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.



The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to 5 working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Those who did not turn up at the workshop will not receive a refund.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation and withdrawal policy and accept the terms contained therein.


25 Feb 2023
9.30PM – 12PM

Singapore Book Council Training Room
Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Block E, #03-32, Singapore Book Council Training Room

Course Fee: $60
Eventbrite Registration Fee: $3.17


  • Promotions

• 40% concession* rates for students and seniors
20% off buddy tickets (min 2 tickets)
20% off past participants of SBC Academy**
10% off for Kinokuniya Privilege Card members**

*Participants will have to present their student pass or senior citizen card on day of talk for verification purposes.

** Request promo code via email to [email protected]






Alanna Yeo

Alanna Yeo

Curious Chimeras are a game design house specialising in experiential gaming. Our game design focus lies in tabletop roleplaying games and other immersive, narrative-driven games.


Alanna has a Masters of Arts in Communication from Purdue University, where her research focused on the importance of play and the power of games and how these would apply to real world settings.


Prior to the Curious Chimeras, Alanna taught General Paper and Project Work in a local junior college for 7 years. She received several teaching awards in this period, including the Innovation Award, the Best Teaching Practice Award (awarded twice) and the Most Caring Teacher Award.