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Friday, June 13 • 9:00am - 10:00am
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Join in the Ultimate Game: Closing the Engagement Gap in Education
Jessica Lindl

Our nation's learners are experiencing an engagement crisis as they progress through our education system – over 80% of elementary school kids are engaged in their learning, which is cut in half to 40% in high school, resulting in almost a 30% high school drop out rate. This daunting challenge can only be solved through collaborating. Jessica will discuss how a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach among educators, game designers and researchers can create impact at scale by activating and empowering developers, educators, and the whole host of other collaborators with a role to play in 21st century learning.

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Jessica Lindl

General Manager at the Institute of Play, GlassLab
Jessica is responsible for overseeing GlassLab, focusing on transforming learning and assessment through digital games. Jessica has spent over 15 years leading teams that design, develop, market and sell learning games to the global education market. In her work at organizations like Scientific Learning, Riverdeep (now Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) and The Learning Company, she strived to improve learning outcomes for all children by blending... Read More →


Friday June 13, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Great Hall

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