May 26 Lucas Gillispie, Blasting Through Barriers: Overcoming The Obstacles to Games in the Classroom

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Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific time
Serious Play Conference
This Edchat Interactive Webinar is part of the 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
Join Lucas Gillispie and educators from around the world for a conversation about how to do just that.  We'll quickly identify the barriers and then generate strategies to overcome them. Your students are waiting and they're ready!


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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