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Annual Games in Education symposium: Free for educators

GIE_logoTROY, NY – Esteves School of Education at the Sage Colleges in Troy, NY in hosting it’s fifth annual symposium on games in education this August 1st and 2nd. The college has partnered with 1st Playable Productions, a local game development company, and local Public Broadcasting station WMHT. Registration in still open and attendees can look forward to various workshops that will provide educators with tools to utilize games in the classroom. Sessions include methods for surrounding commercial games with academic learning, using art and technology in special education, exploring storytelling in games, and much more. Workshops include lessons on how to build games for the classroom even if you don’t have experience, using Minecraft and Portal in educational settings, and using SMART classroom tools for games. Did I mention that it’s free for educators?

For more details, visit:

http://gamesineducation.org/