How to Select, Implement and Advocate for Games in Education.

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With over 10 years experience implementing games in education, Brian Mayer shares how to find games that meet curricular needs; including tips for adjustment, implementation and advocacy.
Long Description:
Join Gaming and Library Technology Specialist Brian Mayer as he shares over 10 years of experience using games in classrooms and school libraries. Strong curricular, learning and growth connections are often embedded in many games though they may not always be obvious. Come learn how to dissect game resources, diving deeper than critical thinking and problem solving skills to find the standards support critical for justification of class time. Also covered will be advice on how to approach adjusting play to meet time restrictions and class size and advocating with administrators and educators for the value that games hold as educational resources. Attendees will have hands on time to practice many of the skills covered in the session and will get takeaways to help them be successful in their own environments.
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Minimum Age:
Mature (18+)
Experience Required:
None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
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Yes, materials are provided for this game. You do not need to bring your own.
Start Date & Time:
1 hours
End Date & Time:
Wednesday at 2:00 PM
JW Marriott : 302
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No, this is not a tournament.
This event is only open to Trade Day participants
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