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Friday, May 16 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Ancient Civilizations, Minecraft, and Student Centered Learning

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Want to interest a wide range of students in a novel, gaming-based activity? Join our presentation as we review how Minecraft integrated into our study of ancient civilizations. Basic concepts were explored in an online learning experience that paid big dividends in unexpected ways. Topics as diverse as network programming, differentiated instruction, and creative writing will be discussed and explored as we review how Minecraft can help students learn 21st century skills.

https://docs.google.com/a/vita-learn.org/presentation/d/1npKBRCpkgxGGsfMI5F9H9nwsVU8ZGTqOVi3HFXjcReo/edit#slide=id.p 

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Don Taylor

Teacher, Main Street Middle School
Don Taylor is a middle school educator who is completing his 11th year at Main Street Middle School and his 17th year teaching. He instructs language arts and social studies on Team Summit in partnership with Amy Kimball who covers science and mathematics. | | Taylor is working hard to create an innovative, integrated, and dynamic learning environment for all students. His attempts to make education relevant include the development of... Read More →


Friday May 16, 2014 12:15pm - 1:15pm
GBTC 217

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