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Tedd Wakeman

PlayMaker School/GameDesk
Santa Monica, CA
An expert teacher at GameDesk's PlayMaker School, Tedd Wakeman has been working with children in education, recreation, and research for two decades. He worked locally with LAUSD, teaching inner-city youth for 13 years, while concurrently developing STEM curriculum for Nike/Eco Educators. Tedd has also taught extensively across the globe. He has worked in the Republic of the Maldives, teaching English to groups of adults from over 25 different nations and researching the local coral reef biome as a dive master. In Bali, he lived and worked with local rice farmers, exploring permaculture concepts. He also taught in a distance education program created through Queensland, Australia. Most recently, Tedd spent two years in Costa Rica where he taught 4th-5th grade, while exploring local rainforest ecosystems. After these varied approaches and experiences in the field of education, he has returned to Los Angeles and has joined the New Roads/GameDesk team to facilitate educational revolution with PlayMaker's 21st century, game-based curriculum.

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Tuesday, June 10

10:00am CDT