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The Spring Midwest Summit is a two-day, hands-on conference focusing on integrating Google for Education in K-12 and Higher Ed learning environments. All presentations will be from Google for Education Certified Innovators and Certified Trainers, and local Googley talent!

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Monday, March 14 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Well Played: Using GAFE and Chrome to Implement Game-based Learning

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Today’s students are active learners - they process knowledge by doing and living situations that help them put their understanding in practice. With the increase in the number of simulations and academic “experience” games, teachers have the unique opportunity to provide learners with these experiences. The best part? Google Apps for Education can help assess students’ understanding in great game-based learning!

In this session, we will cover how to locate, evaluate, and properly implement great games for learning by seeing practical examples found on the Google Chrome Store and many other places on the web! In addition, we will talk about how educators can use tools like Google Docs, Screencastify, Google Classroom, and much more to demonstrate their understanding of these simulations and educational games.

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Jon Spike

Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Integration Services, UW-Whitewater
Jon Spike started his career as a high school English teacher and K-12 Technology Coach. He currently works as a Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Integration at UW-Whitewater, collaborating with preservice teachers and instructors to leverage technology in innovative ways... Read More →


Monday March 14, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
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