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Gamifying the Classroom: Game-Based Techniques to Engage Students!

Summary

Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

As video games become increasingly more relevant in the lives of children, educators are beginning to incorporate elements of gaming into the classroom. Gamification creates a more engaging and challenging learning environment for students of all ages. How can you gamify your classroom to support and enhance student learning? Join us for an interactive, 60-minute webinar and discover:

  • Effective techniques for gamifying your classroom
  • Ways to create games & activities students will love
  • Best practices & ample resources for a gamified curriculum
  • Tips to keep students engaged & excited to learn

Program Highlights

  • Getting Started: Steps Towards a Gamified Classroom

    • Tips for successful classroom implementation: Identify where to start
    • Investigate game-based assessment methods: Proven techniques that work!
    • Best practices for facilitating and managing classroom gaming
  • Top Educational Programs & Resources for a Gamified Curriculum

    • Support student learning Best ed. tech. games to use
    • Most popular game-like apps for various skills & learning needs
    • Real examples of how games are successfully used in educational settings
  • Best Practices for Keeping Students Engaged and Eager to Learn

    • Tips to promote critical and strategic thinking using educational games
    • Gamification techniques to support both struggling and talented students
    • Ways to increase immediate & long-term student motivation & success
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Jared Covili has been a technology integration specialist with the Utah Education Network (UEN) for the past ten years. He specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Tools, geospatial learning, web page design, and digital devices. Jared's background is in secondary education where he was a Language Arts teacher at a secondary level.

  • He received his Bachelor's degree in English and his Master's degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah.
  • Beside his work at UEN, Jared is also an adjunct faculty member of the College of Education at the University of Utah, where he teaches technology integration classes to undergraduate students.
  • He has served as the president of Utah Coalition for Educational Technology and currently serves on the UCET board.
  • Jared's first book, Going Google: Powerful Tools for 21st Century was published by Cowrin Press in 2012 and is second book, Classroom in the Cloud, is set to release in early 2015.

Program Benefits

This 60-minute, interactive, online webinar will provide you with practical techniques for gamifying your classroom.