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Sandbox - PlayScience


Sandbox addresses how technology affects the ways kids play, learn & connect.

Sandbox is a dynamic thought leadership forum that has been successfully exploring the intersection of play, learning, media, and technology since 2008.

Provocative conferences including the annual Sandbox@MIT, as well as SandboxWest at USC, workshops, webinars and high-powered networking events have made Sandbox the leading catalyst for innovation, collaboration and transformation across 21st century play and learning ecosystems.

Sandbox Events


Our Sandbox Advisory Board of industry thought leaders adds greatly to our diversity of knowledge, experience, and perspective.

Alice Cahn
Social Responsibility & Media

Drew Davidson, Ph.D.
Director of the Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University

Carla Engelbrecht Fisher, Ed.D
Director of Product Innovation, Kids & Family, Netflix

Terry Fitzpatrick
Chief Content & Distribution Officer, Sesame Workshop

Andy Kaplan
Chief Financial Officer, Donors Choose.org

Eric Klopfer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and the Director of the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program

Rob Lippincott
Senior Advisor, Education, i2 Capital Group

Alice Wilder, Ed.D
Educational Advisor, Amazon Studios and Chief Content Officer, Speakaboos

Scot Osterweil
Creative Director, MIT Education Arcade

Kyra Reppen
CEO, Kandu

Mitchel Resnick, Ph.D
Professor of Learning Research, MIT Media Lab

Nancy Schulman
Division Head of the Early Learning Center at Avenues, The World School

Manuel Torres
Senior Vice President, Global Toys and Publishing, Nickelodeon

Scott Traylor
CEO, Chief Kid, 360Kid

Carla F. P. Seal Wanner, Ed.D.
Director of Education & Curriculum, FlickerLab