When Educators Create Games #etlead #oltak #edchat #edtech

As you know (if you follow me) I have been involved in #Gamifi-ED all semester, and plunged my students (in-service teachers) into it, as well. We have been in the middle of an intergenerational learning community  with @coolcatteacher (Vicki Davis) 9th grade students. Verena Roberts organized and hosted webinars that helped us learn about games. We went from a volume of zero, no familiarity with serious games, to 11 (in Spinal Tap terms) in 13 short weeks. My students have completed theirRead more

#etlead #Gamifi-ED and Bammy Nominated!

What an amazing semester this has been. After months of research, webinars, hard work and even harder play, my students in EDET 668: Leadership in Educational Technology completed their trailers for serious games. Now voting is underway, and the winning Game Trailer and outline (along with the other two) will be sent to Educurious for review and consideration of whether they will create this serious game for a K-12 audience. This has been the most exciting semester of teaching thatRead more