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Beyond the Gameboard—Digital Gaming and the K-3 Classroom

Tuesday, March 4
9:30AM - 10:00AM
Austin Convention Center Ballroom EF
500 East Cesar Chavez Street

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Andrea Keller
Irving ISD - Instructional Technology Specialist

Summary

#kidgames

As a youngster, were you addicted to Pac Man? Did you spend hours playing Chutes and Ladders? Did you wait anxiously for the newest game on Gameboy? Gaming has been prevalent for years, but its use in the classroom has shifted significantly. In this session, participants will learn strategies for leveraging the power of games for nurturing academic success, fostering collaboration and increasing motivation for learning. Examples will include BrainPOP Jr. GameUp and a host of other resources.

Website:
http://www.irvingisd.net
Event Type:
Sessions
Category:
Playground Hands On
Theme:
Gaming & Virtual Learning
Tags:
primary gaming elementary

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