The expansion of this educational program is currently on hold. Steam for Schools is no longer available for download.


  • Valve presents Teach with Portals at 9th Annual Games for Change Festival
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  • “To this day, Portal stands out as the most masterful example of invisibly intuitive teaching I’ve ever discovered”
    Rock, Paper, Shotgun

  • “Somewhere out there an innovative, dynamic high school physics teacher will use Portal 2 as the linchpin of an entire series of lessons and will immediately become the most important science teacher those lucky students have ever had. For those of us who have left school behind, Portal 2 is one of the finest brain games around.”
    The New York Times

  • “Learning about momentum in this context is much more relevant because it directly affects the virtual world they are building rooms in, far superior than trying to help students understand a car’s momentum when most of them are too young to drive.”
    Singularity Hub

  • “…there’s one series that very clearly encourages critical thinking and problem solving skills across all age groups: Portal.”

  • “Gamification is a hot buzzword in education, and it is refreshing to see the reverse use case – an educational layer being added to an established game.”
    EdLab Teachers College Columbia University

  • Gamers Advancing Meaningful Education (G.A.M.E.) webinar on teaching with Portal 2.