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Friday, June 14 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Come Play with Us! & Tablet Game Early Learning Curric

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This working examples session will include the following:

Working Examples: Come Play with Us!
WEx (www.workingexamples.org) is an online community for people who are reimagining education. We like to think of WEx as a sandbox; it’s a community based around building and improving ideas about technology and learning (e.g. games for learning), sharing work-in-progress and meeting new people and perspectives. The workshop will start with an introduction to the site, including an explanation of “working examples” and a quick run through of the site. Next, we’ll touch on some of the core ideas behind the site (collaboration, exploring ideas, and iteration) through a group activity. We’ll wrap up with a discussion about the activity and becoming an integral player in the WEx community. See our working example here!
Jolene Zywica, Eric Keylor, Anna Roberts, Drew Davidson, Jim Gee

The Time a Tablet Game Walked Into an Early-Learning Curriculum Framework
As a worked example, researchers explicate the process of designing a comprehensive early-learning curriculum framework to support a series of tablet-based interactive animated stories, along with a parental feedback loop.  See our working example here!
Jessica Tsang, Dylan Arena


Speaker
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Dylan Arena

Co-founder and Chief Learning Scientist, Kidaptive, Inc.
I'm passionate about learning sciences (especially game-based learning, cognitive science, and developmental psychology), software, statistics, games, rugby, and CrossFit. I'm also pretty stoked about early learning and next-generation assessment (areas in which my startup, Kidaptive, is focused).
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Drew Davidson

Director, Entertainment Technology Center at CMU
Drew Davidson is a professor, producer and player of interactive media. His background spans academic, industry and professional worlds and he is interested in stories across texts, comics, games and other media. He is the Director of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University and the Founding Editor of ETC Press and its Well Played series and journal. All things Drew can be found... Read More →
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James Paul Gee

Tempe, Arizona, USA, Arizona State University
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Anna Roberts

Director, Working Examples
I head up Working Examples, an online community built for the re-imaginers of education – people who are using technology to change the future of education. (You know who you are.) The site brings people together to explore ideas, to make things and to impact each other. | | I'm passionate about collaboration and how it affects innovation. There are still big gaps between what's being made and what's being used in classrooms. I believe we... Read More →
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Jolene Zywica

Learning Experience Designer, Opportunity Education


Friday June 14, 2013 10:30am - 11:30am
Class of '24

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