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With over 550 participants from 36 countries, the 21st Century Learning Conference is the event of choice for those who want to come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education. With a strong focus on the impact of technology on learning and teaching, the event blends together inspirational keynotes, practitioner led workshop sessions, plus fun professional sharing and networking opportunities.

 

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Saturday, March 11 • 14:15 - 15:15
Building Heroes: Gamification of Maker-Centred Projects for Self-Paced Mastery
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In the first part of this presentation I will discuss how I incorporate game mechanics into my classroom routine using a couple of key digital platforms. I will reflect on the achievements and obstacles encountered in gamifying units across the past three years and the effect this has had on student engagement and overall achievement.

I will then reflect on recent efforts to build maker centred projects into the 'Game' as part of the Harvard Project Zero lead course; 'Thinking and Learning in the Maker-Centered Classroom'.  I will share obstacles met and solutions found with marrying these two pedagogical approaches together.


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Saturday March 11, 2017 14:15 - 15:15
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Attendees (49)