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Tuesday, June 10 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
PM1: Leading Game-based Learning

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Leading Game-based Learning

Facilitator: Elizabeth King, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Panelists: Danielle Herro (Clemson University), Janice Mertes (Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction), Representatives from the Oregon School District, Ellyn Dickmann (UW-Whitewater), Seann Dikkers (Ohio University) and Playful Learning Advisory Board members

This panel discussion will provide insight and inspiration about how education leaders can best support classroom teachers’ use of games for learning.  Moderated by Elizabeth King from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, participants on this panel will share their experiences with and perspectives on supporting the integration of digital media and games in classrooms, throughout school buildings, and across entire school districts.  Panelists include classroom teachers, scholars, and administrators and leaders at the K-12, post-secondary, and state level. 

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Ellyn Dickmann

Associate Dean, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
- School/community safety | - Network analysis | - Administrators' roles in supporting faculty innovation | - Shifting campus culture to foster innovation
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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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Danielle Herro

Assistant Professor, DML, Clemson University
I study game-based curricula and learning in K-12 classrooms, teach courses on the potential of games, social media and emerging technologies to promote learning, and most recently have begun large-scale initiatives to move STEAM practices into schools.
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Beth King

Assistant Professor, Educational Foundations, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
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Janice Mertes

Asst. Director IMT/Digital Learning, WI Department of Public Instruction
Janice Mertes Assistant Director IMT/Digital Learning Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Experience and current role: 19 years as a National Board Certified Social Studies educator, district technology integrator and professional development trainer Currently serve as a liaison to numerous national organizations to lead research, policy and practice programming for state K-12 schools Serve on the State Superintendent's Digital Learning... Read More →


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Class of '24

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