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Tuesday, August 1 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Playtesting and Prototyping Games for the Classroom: Putting Students and Teachers at the Center of Playful Learning

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Want to see if teachers and students “get” your game? Join STEM start-up PlayMada for a fun, hands-on session to learn how they conduct useful, focused playtests designed to get to the heart of what best serves the needs of teachers and students. Attendees will observe a live student playtest and leave with knowledge that will help them craft a personalized plan to improve their own educational games.

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Natasha Desai

Director of Math Pedagogy, CanFigureIt
Lovingly known as "Ms. Panda" to her former students, Natasha has worked in formal and informal learning environments since 2007. She is passionate about finding meaningful ways to integrate technology in the 'traditional' classroom experience, working closely with educators to design... Read More →
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Edward Wang

Science Pedagogy Director, PlayMada
As Science Pedagogy Director for PlayMada, Edward helps to conceptualize, design and develop new educational games to give high school students a deepened understanding of key scientific concepts in a fun and engaging way. As a former NYC public school teacher of 18 years, he is passionate... Read More →

Tuesday August 1, 2017 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
Starr Foundation