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Tuesday, December 4 • 7:30am - 8:30am
Video Games: Distraction or Teaching Tool?

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In this session we’ll discuss the pros and cons of using video games as a teaching tool and vehicle for learning. Ideas, lessons, tips, and tricks will be shared on ways to productively capitalize on childrens' love of video games while providing strategies to keep it structured around learning in a wide range of content areas. We’ll discuss programs, apps, and maker-tools that provide great opportunities for student learning in a form they are easily excited about.

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Jessica Tran

Art Education, Caroline High School
Illustrator, Graphic Designer, and advocate for integrating technology into the arts and the arts into pretty much everything else. I'm always happy to chat about what's new in art, what's new in tech, and more. By the way, I firmly believe that the A in STEAM means ART!

Tuesday December 4, 2018 7:30am - 8:30am EST