Session Title: Learning by Doing: Using Play, Games, and Design to Transform Education
Session Location: DMLL Open Cafe
Games and play can be powerful educational tools. In the right hands, they have the power to engage students in core subject areas, foster inquiry and self-directed learning, and develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. For the past 10 years, Institute of Play has developed tools and techniques for teachers that leverage the power of play to make a powerful impact on student learning. In this presentation, Ross will share ideas and strategies that the Institute has used to help educators transform their teaching practice.
Breakout Session Information
Session Title: Learning by Doing: Why Games?: Strategically using games to support complex content and learning goals
Session Location: To Be Confirmed
In this breakout session, join and play with Ross as he shares ways in which games will not only enhance learning goals and content, but add deeper levels of understanding, student engagement, and empathy.