Serious Play Conference series. Just a taste of what you'll see at the conference.
You've heard the buzz. Teachers around the world are actually using video games to engage their students in exciting ways for powerful learning. You'd like to be that superstar, but how do you move from the daily grind to rockstar, game-infusing educator? How do you get started? And, how do you break through the barriers that stand in your way?
Lucas Gillispie is Director of Academic and Digital Learning for Surry County Schools in North Carolina. A passionate gamer and educator, Lucas explores the intersection of games and learning. He is the creator of the WoWinSchool Project, exploring the educational potential of online games like World of Warcraft with middle schoolers, was one of the earliest pioneers to bring Minecraft into classrooms, and is working to build game-inspired professional development for teachers in his district through his EPIC Academy program. He shares gaming resources with educators and even makes an occasional blog post at: http://www.edurealms.com.
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