Education Gaming Conference

 

Monday, August 1-2, Education Gaming Conference
 
Hear from master teachers already implementing game programs as well as teachers making their own games.  Developers will tell you how to choose the best games and explain how, when and why to implement learning games in the classroom.

To be held in Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schnecksville, PA just outside Philadelphia.  Partially funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the conference cost is only $50.

 

Hear from master teachers already implementing game programs as well as teachers making their own games.  Developers will tell you how to choose the best games and explain how, when and why to implement learning games in the classroom.

 

Speakers:

 

Tammie Schrader, Washington State, Educational Services.  Schrader will explain her journey from never having played a video game to speaking at the White House on gamification and implementing her vision across 59 school districts.

 

Steve Isaacs, Leia Cheo-Isaacs, a student, William Annin Middle School. bitCraft:  Merging the Physical and Virtual World with MineCraft and littlebits

 

Paul Darvasi  Royal St. George's College.  Implementing Commercial Video Games for Classroom Learning

 

Brinley Kantorski, Partnership in Education.  Teaching Science with Online Games and Digital Media

 

Nora Oswald, Teacher.  Adventures of a New Game Designer

 

Lucas Blair, Little Bird Games.  How the serious gaming community approaches learning and player engagement -- and how we can do better.

 

Ryan Schaaf, Notre Dame of Maryland University.  Game On: Using Digital Games for 21st Century Teaching, Learning and Assessment.  Schaaf just published his 3rd book, Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation: Strategies and Apps that Work.

 

Brooke Morrill, Schell Games.  How Grant Funding is Helping Developers Create Innovative, Effective Ed Tech Products for Use in K-12

 

Steve Weitz, Mary Rasley, LCCC. The Edugaming Framework: Keeping the Quiz Out of Educational Games
 

Developers and teachers can also demo their games in the conference Game Arcade.

 

For more information, and to register, go to www.edugamingconference.com 

Location: 
Schnecksville, PA
Event Time: 
August 2016