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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. 


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

Associate Professor, Bethel University
Built forts with neighborhood friends. Married my best friend. Two playful adult children. Games in Learning author, researcher, and trainer. Long time Civ and TW geek.
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Danielle Herro

Associate Professor of Digital Media and Learning, 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 D Mertes

Digital Learning Administrator, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Janice Mertes is the Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning -Digital Learning team at t (DPI). Janice leads the statewide Future Ready and Wisconsin Digital Learning Plan programs in addition to the State Superintendent’s Digital Learning Advisory Council (DLAC). Janice coordinates... Read More →

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

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