Immersive Learning: Teaching History through GBL

Immersive Learning: Teaching History through GBL
Recording: Immersive Learning: Teaching History through GBL, Mar 5, 2018


Laura Evans

Georgia Public Broadcasting

Andrew MacCartney

Georgia Public Broadcasting

Peter Stidwill

FableVision Studios

Public broadcasting stations are positioned to connect and engage educators, students, and families. However, there's a significant decline in viewership among adolescents. Media developers and educators pioneered a game-based learning tool that tackles subject matter difficulty with Georgia Race Through Time, a supplemental history game. See how education experts addressed the challenges of producing a story-enriched, standards-based game to positively impact middle school students' learning.

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Format: Case study
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding
Online: Slides