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Monday, July 31 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mini-Talk Series - How Teachers Use Games in the Classroom

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From every corner of the continent, teachers are finding new ways of using games to engage their students. This series will feature inspirational mini-talks from educators who are on the front lines of that innovation. Learn about game-based learning in action, game design curricula, successes and failures of using games in the classroom and social impact games for underrepresented students. Then contribute lessons learned during a discussion with the audience.

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MacKenzie Rawcliffe

Digital Marketing Manager, ISTE
MacKenzie works for the International Society for Technology in Education in Portland, Oregon. ISTE is the creator and steward of the definitive education technology standards. Their mission is to empower learners to flourish in a connected world by cultivating a passionate professional... Read More →

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Randall Deich

STEM Coordinator, Lauderhill 6-12 STEM-MED/ SBBC
Randall Deich is the STEM Coordinator at Lauderhill 6-12 STEM-MED (Multilevel Entrepreneurship Design), a Title 1 school in Broward County, Florida. As a Program Coordinator and educator with 24 years of learning experiences, Randall has been able to utilize and exploit resources... Read More →
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Matthew Farber

Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado
Matthew Farber, EdD is an Assistant Professor of Educational Technology in the Technology, Innovation, and Pedagogy program at the University of Northern Colorado. He is an Edutopia blogger, a Certified BrainPOP Educator, and he is in the iCivics Educator Network. Look for his first... Read More →
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Mike Farley

High School Teacher and Director of ChangeGamer, University of Toronto Schools and ChangeGamer
Mike Farley has been teaching middle and high school Geography and Social Studies for 15 years in Toronto. He has been using digital games with his students for 13 years and founded ChangeGamer.ca to bring together teachers and academics who are excited about the use of games in education... Read More →
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Heather Hibner

School Administrator, Elizabeth Forward School District
Heather was a high school English teacher and gaming teacher. She is now a secondary administrator with experience in innovative instructional technology implementation and curricular redesign. Heather has been in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology... Read More →
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Tammie Schrader

Computer Science Coordinator, Northeast Washington Education Service District 101
Tammie Schrader is the Regional Computer Science and Science Coordinator for the NEWESD 101. Prior to this, Schrader taught science and CTE classes to middle school students in Cheney, Washington. She teaches science methods courses at Whitworth and Gonzaga University. Schrader worked... Read More →

Monday July 31, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Room 104