GameSalad for Education FAQ

Frequently asked questions in regards to GameSalad for Education

Does GameSalad offer education discounts?
Yes!  If you are a student or educator looking for a discount on a single seat of GameSalad, we currently offer 50% off a GameSalad Pro annual subscription...
Thu, 17 May, 2018 at 11:28 AM
For what grade levels is GameSalad for Education suitable?
We’ve seen GameSalad used in middle schools all the way up to post-graduate classes, but the majority of our students are in 4th-10th grade. Many of to...
Thu, 17 May, 2018 at 11:29 AM
How many licenses do I need for my classroom?
If you’re purchasing GameSalad for institutional use, you’ll need licenses for each potential user. Each student will have their own license so that they ca...
Thu, 17 May, 2018 at 11:30 AM
How does GameSalad help teach programming?
Because GameSalad is a drag-and-drop tool that does not require writing actual code, a question we often get is “how can this actually help students learn ...
Thu, 17 May, 2018 at 11:31 AM
Does GameSalad offer a textbook?
Yes!  The Official GameSalad Guide to Game Development by Jeannie Novak is our textbook offering.  Published by Cengage, you can request textbooks on your c...
Thu, 17 May, 2018 at 11:32 AM
Can students under the age of 13 use GameSalad?
To ensure compliance with COPPA regulations, GameSalad prohibits anyone under the age of 13 from creating a GameSalad account. In a classroom scenario,...
Thu, 17 May, 2018 at 11:32 AM
I submitted my documentation for a student/teacher discount, but was rejected.
We use the same service (“SheerID”) to validate student and educator eligibility as Fortune 500 companies like DirecTV and Amazon.com, but sometimes there ...
Thu, 17 May, 2018 at 11:33 AM