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Sunday, January 29 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learning to Game and Gaming to Learn

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Learn how video games can engage and motivate students while providing a context for learning, opportunities for inquiry, and frameworks for collaboration. Learn the theory behind why "hard fun" makes for good games - and good learning. Experience it for yourself during a hands-on mobile gaming segment, and leave the session with inspiring ideas for using commercial off the shelf games with your own students... whatever your grade level or subject area. Most importantly, learn how your students (and their games) can help effect positive social change in the world. 

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Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →

Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 904