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Tuesday, November 14 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Game Design in the Classroom: K-8 Game Design & Programming with Tablets & Smartphones

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Game Design in the classroom provides students with opportunities to learn design processes, cultivate technology proficiency, and build computational thinking and coding competencies. There are many engaging platforms that students can use to become familiar with coding and game design processes, in addition to providing students and teachers with innovative digital storytelling opportunities. Several apps will be presented in this workshop, including Bloxels Builder, Sketch Nation, and Hopscotch. These applications, in addition to hands-on and curricular tools will be presented, which can be utilized in tandem with iPads or tablets to create exciting and relevant learning experiences for students. These tools are open-ended and flexible, which can be utilized by tech-savvy educators in any content area classroom.

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Robert Kalman

Digital Design Teacher & Tech Integrator, Ramsey Public Schools
Robert is a digital design teacher and tech integrator at Smith Middle School in Ramsey, NJ. He is the Bloxels EDU Lead Ambassador, and an enthusiastic edtech consultant and presenter. Robert loves working with both students and educators to utilize engaging and powerful technolo... Read More →

Tuesday November 14, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
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