Summer Spark 2016 has ended
Welcome to Summer Spark 2016!  We hope you have an incredible two days of innovating, collaborating, and connectating!  The collaborative notes and presenter materials will be available at http://bit.ly/USMSparkNotes16. Let us know if we can help you in any way.  Enjoy!
Monday, June 13 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Push Play - Beginning Gamification in Your Classroom LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Everyone is born knowing how to play. Through playful planning, teachers can harness the power of games. Games allow us to learn from our failures, explore the world around us, and unlock talents in ourselves through leveled challenges. Together we can bring these elements into our schools. Educators who effectively use game theory, thinking and practice in their course design will see their students in a new light. Learn how to start crafting your gamified classroom to help build your student creativity, courage and clarity of content.

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Michael Matera

Teacher, Explore Like a Pirate
Michael Matera has taught for more than a decade using interactive play, passion and purpose-driven learning to transform the classroom in international, public and private schools. He is a pioneer in the field of education, using gamification and technology to increase authentic... Read More →

Monday June 13, 2016 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Theater Theater