Global Education Conference

Global Education Conference #Globaled12 Continues!

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

BrainPOP is thrilled to be a sponsor of one of the most innovative professional development conferences to hit the web!  The 3rd annual Global Education Conference is a free 5 day, 24/7, 300+ session extravaganza and it started yesterday.  With so much to navigate, this handy “conference guide” is a great entry point to the conference.  BrainPOP is specifically sponsoring all the conference sessions spotlighting Game Based Learning and Game Design in the context of Global Education. If you’ve been enjoying BrainPOP’s GameUp, check out some of the following sessions:

Tuesday – (Time listed GMT-5, Eastern Time) 

Bright and early at 8AM (if you’re on the east coast of the USA) you can join Learning Games Network director Alex Chisholm for an exploration of a killer game for ELL called Xenos Isle.  His session is called: Play Games-Learn English: Learning Games Network and Game-Based Language Learning Resources

Later in the evening, join Dr Bronwyn Stuckey & Professor Sasha Barab present a special Keynote session  Next Generation Learning: Games and Global Community from 10-11PM

On Wednesday at 8:00 AM learn about the joy of learning in a MOOC with Instructional Designer Kae Novak: Games MOOC: Where M stands for Modest and C stands for Community.  Tune in later in the day at 7PM ET for Andrew Miller presenting Using Games to Teach Assess 21st Century Skills and Global Competencies.

So come join the conference, build your personal learning network, and get inspired!  You’ll be glad you did.