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8th Annual Games in Education Symposium
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Wednesday, August 6 • 10:15am - 11:00am
MinecraftEDU World Showcase to teach STEM topics LIMITED

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Dr. Michele McColgan and Dr. Albert Andrade will showcase worlds we've developed and how we teach using MinecraftEDU. We've developed worlds to teach physics topics such as velocity, momentum, and gravity, digital electronics, computer science using turtles and icons as well as text based programming in Lua, revolutionary war, art history, writing using characters in the game, etc.

We'll show examples of several worlds with students going through the activities in Minecraft. We'll also show how we link our worlds to learning goals and standards.

Speakers
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Michele McColgan

Associate Professor, Siena College
Dr. Michele McColgan is an Associate. Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Siena College. She is the founder of Siena's Informal STEM Program and summer STEM Camps, as well as the Director of the Urban Scholars program where hands-on, project-based activities and gaming teach real-world... Read More →


Wednesday August 6, 2014 10:15am - 11:00am
Room 106

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