Gaming SEL with Matt Farber
How Games Can Meaningfully Promote Social and Emotional Learning
Date: Tuesday, September 28
Time: 8:00PM Eastern.
6:00PM Mountain Time
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As students return to in-person learning, embedding play with social and emotional learning (SEL) across the curriculum can be key. Games offer many rich opportunities in supporting SEL skill development. We will be covering:
How can teachers use games to teach the foundational social and emotional skills they need for students to practice in their classrooms?
Why games are ideal for this
What the research says
Examples of games that teachers can use along with practical tips for using those games
How to fit these practices into busy academic Schedules
Matthew Farber, Ed.D. is Assistant Professor, Technology, Innovation and Pedagogy and Coordinator for K-12 and Secondary Education at University of Northern Colorado. His latest book, Gaming SEL: Games as Transformational to Social and Emotional Learning, builds on publications he co-authored for UNESCO. Experts from the fields of education, game development, and SEL―including folks from CASEL, the Fred Rogers Center, Greater Good in Education, iThrive Games, Minecraft Education, and UNESCO MGIEP―share advice.