G.A.M.E. will be doing their 2nd "It Takes a Guild Webinar."
Thursday September 20 at 9 PM ET/ 7 PM MT for the second installment of the G.A.M.E. “It Takes A Guild – A Guild of Educators” webinar series. This episode will feature an interview with Marianne Malmstrom (SL Knowclue Kidd) regarding how she successfully guided the integration of the popular game Minecraft into the activities and curriculum of most grades at The Elisabeth Morrow School. You can access the webinar at the G.A.M.E. and Games Based Learning MOOC YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/gamesmooc. The SIGVE Diner in Second Life will be the location of a hosted backchannel. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Eduisland%209/69/57/22/
We're going to try to get the discussion going a little early with the Wed tweetchat and talk about Minecraft, Participatory Learning and the Maker
Here's a few resources that are helping inspire the tweetchat
This just came out on 9/12
Designing with Teachers: Participatory Approaches to Professional Development in Education - Henry Jenkins
and then there's looking at Makers' Movement through the lens of what we do in games and virtual worlds. We build, mod and make Machinima. It's digital so How does it fit into the Makers' Movement?
Maker Faire - Edu Outreach
Here's an article that Grid (Tanya Martin) found that related it back to tech. http://radar.oreilly.com/2008/01/maker-movement-gaining-recogni.html
If you can please tweet or send out this information. For the full description of the webinar, please go to http://g.a.m.e.shivtr.com/pages/webinar2
#Gamemooc tweetchat and Discussion - 9/19 & 9/20
by kae on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:16 AM