Growing Recognition of the Power of Game-Based Learning—A Webinar with ConnectedLearning.tv

September 30, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
By Educator Innovator

This was the fourth and final webinar in the series “Embracing Video Games for Interest-Powered Learning,” which discussed and unpacked questions about how video games are inspiring deep, engaging learning. What are some ways to get parents on board with game-based learning, while creating safe spaces of empowerment that allow them to learn alongside their kids? Webinar participants work through these questions and more.

Guests for this webinar included:
Kurt Squire – Professor of Digital Media in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin–Madison
Vivian – Mother of 4, and parent of a 2014 Pursuitery.com #CampMinecraft participant
Michael John (“MJ”) – Game Director at GlassLab Games

Resources:
Video: Games Scholar Constance Steinkuhler on Interest-Driven Learning Using Video Games
Exploring the Educational Potential of Video Game-Based Learning: A Few Moments with Kurt Squire
Pursuitery.com’s Summer 2014 “Camp Minecraft”

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