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Tuesday, August 6 • 10:15am - 11:00am
The Use of Minecraft in the Classroom: A Qualitative Study

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Have folks like Joel Levin inspired you to try using Minecraft in the classroom? Are you looking for ideas on how to do that and what methods are working for other teachers? This session provides an overview of seventeen teachers that have successfully used Minecraft for learning, their stories, and what they collectively identify as 'best practices' toward classroom use. Whew, we have a lot to cover!

Speakers
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Seann Dikkers

Education Department Chair, Bethel University
Seann Dikkers is an associate professor of Education at Bethel University. Formerly, Seann served fourteen years as a middle school teacher, high school principal, and researcher. Now he teaches, writes, and works with some amazing colleagues at Bethel. He studies exemplary teaching, learning design, and learning systems. His books include *Real-Time Research*, *Mobile Media Learning I and II*, and *TeacherCraft: Minecraft in the Classroom... Read More →
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Lucas Gillispie

Director of Academic and Digital Learning, Surry County Schools
Visit my blog: | http://www.edurealms.com | | I'm the Director of Academic and Digital Learning for Surry County Schools in N.C. I'm interested in educational gaming, virtual worlds, MMO's and their impact on society.


Tuesday August 6, 2013 10:15am - 11:00am
Main Auditorium

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