Having Fun is a Good Thing

Have you ever wondered about using games in your social studies classroom?

You’re not alone. Many teachers now understand that playing board and video games can help encourage high levels of learning. Find out what Steven Johnson, Greg Toppo, Marc Prensky, James Paul Gee, and others are saying about the use of video games as teaching and learning tools.

There are plenty of resources to help you as you begin to integrate board games, console games, laptop games, simulations, and other types of tools into your classroom.

Fall 2016 presentation (PDF)
MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning (PDF)
Achievement Unlocked: Digital Games as a Key to Learning  (PDF)

KASL Fall 2015 Conference presentation (PDF)
January 2016 presentation (PDF)