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Tuesday, February 7 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Makerfication! How Blended Making and Gaming Can Enhance Student Centered Learning by Encouraging Students to Actively Problem Solve, Collaborate, and Think Critically

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Makerfication is a look into how gamification and the maker movement can together help enhance engagement in the classroom and increase excitement in PBL. In the spirit of making, the audience will be divided into teams and given a challenge to make something collaboratively with the given set of rules, while also scoring as many points as possible. The team with the most points in the challenge will win. 

Prior to attending this session, please download a QR scanner and have a web enabled device. Having access to Google suites is a plus, but not a need.

Click Here for you "Project Resource Pack" containing all the information related to todays Makerfication!

Speakers
avatar for Rick Funes

Rick Funes

Makerspace Facilitator, Gulliver Schools
Rick Funes has been teaching for over 20 years. He has taught a wide variety of subjects that speak to the creative mind, such as video editing, drama, creative writing, and speech. He currently facilitates a Maker Space at Gulliver Schools where he helps young minds to harness the power of creating to strengthen critical thinking and problem solving skills.
avatar for Andres Joubert

Andres Joubert

Math Teacher and Tech Facilitator, Gulliver Schools
I'm a mathematics teacher living in Miami, FL. I teach, coach youth sports, and facilitate with technology at Gulliver Schools. I like to make, create, and tinker using many different mediums. I am always seeking ways to innovate and re-imagine everything around me. I grew up playing sports and video games all the time! I also developed an interest for all things techie. What can I say? I'm a nerd!



Tuesday February 7, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
16B