SXSWedu Playground photo by Debbie Finley

Playground Sponsors

SXSWedu Playground furniture provided by Steelcase

The Playground, hosted by LEGO Education and SMART Technologies, is returning for its second year at SXSWedu after a successful debut at last year’s event. This casual learning space fuels innovation through discovery by highlighting pursuits in maker, STEM, gaming, virtual learning, accessibility, arts integration and more.

Playground Hours

Monday, March 9 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 10 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 11 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday, March 12 9:00am - 12:00pm

Playground Elements

The wall-to-wall creative energy of the SXSWedu Playground comes from the various elements that take place in the space. Learn more about all of the programming scheduled for the 2015 Playground and make plans to stop by during SXSWedu, March 9-12 in Ballroom EFG of the Austin Convention Center.

SXSWedu Playground


    Engage in stimulating discussions with various organizations that are featured as Playground Displays.

    Hands On

    Join a Playground Hands On, a facilitated instructional exercise that supports direct participation.


    Catch a Playground Talk, a short stage presentation that ignites meaningful conversation and concludes with a dynamic audience Q&A.

For questions or more information about the Playground, check out the Playground FAQ.

SXSWedu 2014 Playground photo by Debbie Finley.