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Tuesday, February 4 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
"From Angry Birds to Minecraft: What Do Games Teach Us About Learning?"

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Come discover five secrets that make games addictive, and learn about specific ways that you can use game dynamics in your classroom to engage learners. In this session, I will use video interviews with students, gameplay videos, and examples from many current games that kids play to demonstrate what game designers know about tutorials, learning, and scaffolding of content. I will also present an overview of the concept of gamification, and why it is so effective at changing behavior.

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Douglas Kiang

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Punahou School
Douglas Kiang is a Curriculum Resource Teacher at Punahou School, specializing in technology and mobile devices. He has over twenty-five years of teaching experience in elementary, middle, and high schools. He has consulted and developed curriculum for Apple and Microsoft on coding... Read More →

Tuesday February 4, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm
14A

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