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Tuesday, June 11 • 10:00am - 5:00pm
PD Track 1: Rebooting the Classroom: Leveling Up Motivation, Collaboration, and Learning with Gameful Pedagogy [Closed to accepted participants]

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*Please note: Rebooting the Classroom: Leveling up Motivation, Collaboration, and Learning with Gameful Pedagogy is for accepted participants only.

Rebooting the Classroom: Leveling up Motivation, Collaboration, and Learning with Gameful Pedagogy is professional development for classroom teachers and coaches ready to harness an interest in games and digital media with student-centered, differentiated, and project-based learning. The only specialized PD track at the GLS Playful Learning Summit facilitated by and for classroom teachers (facilitators Amanda Pratt and Tim Saunders teach high school social studies and elementary general studies, respectively), accepted participants will create their own gameful pedagogies by “rebooting” their classroom teaching through design, play, and assessment. Participants will: design games aligned with content-specific learning goals applicable to digital, hybrid, and analog environments; explore the features of various games and gameful pedagogies as they support powerful learning outcomes; and create debrief and reflection structures that provide formative assessment opportunities across grade levels and disciplines.


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Tim Saunders

Elementary Teacher, East Grand Rapids Public Schools
Tim is very much interested in applying gameful experiences for elementary students, and has experience crafting games that mashup digital and analog pedagogies. While video games draw a lot of attention right now in the classroom, Tim tends to skew more towards "collaborate play" games that infuse aspects of technology. | | Tim is also a graduate of the Global Program for Technology in Education at the University of Michigan-Flint... Read More →


Tuesday June 11, 2013 10:00am - 5:00pm
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