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Wednesday, August 1 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Logical Journey of Reimagining ZOOMBINIS: Adventure, Research, and Computational Thinking

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This session shares the epic journey of the award-winning Zoombinis game. From genesis story, to game design mechanics, to an overview of the research involving students' learning of computational thinking, audience members will receive insight into how Zoombinis seeks to bridge formal and informal learning. Along with research and conversation, this session includes audience participation, perspectives from award-winning game designers and developers at TERC, MIT Education Arcade, FableVision Studios, and the research team from EdGE at TERC. The panel of experts will be moderated by FableVision Executive Producer Peter Stidwill, who formerly worked at Learning Games Network during the development and revitalization of the game. Ideal for game enthusiasts, researchers, and educators alike.

Speakers
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Jodi Asbell-Clarke

Director, EdGE at TERC
I direct a team of game designers, researchers, and learning scientists who live and work on the edge of science and play.
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David Libby

CTO, TERC
David is Chief Technology Officer at TERC, with responsibility for digital strategy, technology partnerships, digital product management and technology transfer, emerging technologies, and insights into the future of technology in K-12.
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Scot Osterweil

Creative Director, MIT Education Arcade
Scot Osterweil is Creative Director of the Education Arcade in the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program. He has designed award-winning games in both academic and commercial environments, focusing on what is authentically playful in challenging academic subjects. Designs include the... Read More →
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Peter Stidwill

Executive Producer, FableVision Studios


Wednesday August 1, 2018 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Media Lab - Lecture Hall, 6th Floor, Building E14 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA

Attendees (39)