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favorites Game Education It’s In Their DNA: GT, Regular Ed, & SPED

[Engage and Connect : Birds-of-a-feather]
Monday, June 29, 5:30–6:45 pm
PCC Ballroom A, Table 3
favoritesMatt Farberfavoritescourtney pepe

This session will present a series of case studies that highlight the success of game education in gifted & talented programs, general and special education classes. As we celebrate the power of play in the classroom, participants will brainstorm about how to infuse game education into any content area.

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Focus: Digital Age Teaching & Learning
Topic: Games & Simulations
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM
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favorites Matt Farber, NJCU

Matthew Farber teaches in Denville, NJ. He is an Edutopia blogger and cohost of Ed Got Game, on the BAM! Radio Network. He won a Geraldine R. Dodge Teacher Fellowship and a Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship. Farber is a NJ Council of the Social Studies Board Member, a Member-at-Large for the ISTE Games and Simulations Network, and an Advisor to Literary Safari. He holds a Master's Degree in EdTech from NJ City University, where he's an EdTech Leadership Doctoral Candidate. Look for his book, "Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning":

favorites courtney pepe, Perth Amboy Board of Education

Mrs. Pepe is the Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction at the A .Harry Moore School of New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ: they do groundbreaking things with iPads and accessibility. Mrs, Pepe has had several of her pieces about educational technology published by ETT, Mindshift, Edudemic, and Daily Genius. Courtney has a BA from SUNY Buffalo, an M.S. from USM, a Supervisors Certificate from Seton Hall University, 2nd Masters Degree in School Administration from Monmouth University. She is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Lamar University in a Global Leadership cohort with ADEs from all over the world.