2012 Games in Education - August 1 & 2, 2012
What is Games in Education?
Games in Education is a multi-day symposium which focuses on the topic of using video games to supplement and inspire in-classroom education. Participants span early childhood through post secondary educators in New York’s Capital District and surrounding regions who are interested in finding ways to use video games and related technology to enrich and inspire interest by students in core curriculum topics. The symposium has run annually since 2007 and is free for educators to attend.
The 2012 Games in Education (GiE) Symposium scheduled for August 1 & 2 at The Esteves School of Education at The Sage Colleges, on the Russell Sage campus in Troy. You are eligible to receive professional development credits for attending the symposium. More information about PD credit is available here.
WMHT is pleased to continue to partner with 1st Playable Productions to offer the 6th annual symposium at no cost to educators in our community.
Go to www.gamesineducation.org to join the mailing list and to see highlights from previous years.
Speakers & Workshops
WMHT Listening Booth Conversations
What do you love about teaching? Do you use games in the classroom? Do you have something to share about the challenges and successes of teaching?
As part of the WMHT American Graduate Teacher Wall project, WMHT is looking to find great stories about what our region’s teachers are doing and thinking about education in the 21st century.
We invite you to join us for a 10 minute conversation on Wednesday August 1 or Thursday August 2 at Games in Education.
Games in Education is working with the Hive Learning Network to coordinate a place for youth (Ages 11-18) to create with and explore new technologies co-located at the Games in Education Symposium. The jam will occur from 12:30pm to 4pm on Thursday August 2nd with lunch being provided as well. Are you an interested youth or do you know someone who would like to join us for this awesome hack-jam? Email Games in Education to register! More information about similar jams can be found at the Hive Learning Network Blog.
View resources and past Games in Education presentations here.
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