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Getting started with the Microsoft Esports Teachers Academy (META)

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Location: Room 387
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Laylah Bulman  
Doug Konopelko  
Stephen Reid  

Hosted by CDW-G. As more and more educators lean into the power of esports and game-based learning in their classrooms, we want to make sure they are prepared! Join Microsoft, Minecraft: EDU, and CDW as we talk about the Microsoft Esports Teachers Academy and lessons you can apply to your classroom tomorrow!

Audience: Professional developers, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Topic: Games for learning & gamification
Grade level: PK-12

Presenters

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Laylah Bulman, Microsoft, Minecraft: Education Edition
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Doug Konopelko, CDW Education

Doug is a passionate educator, designer, writer, speaker, and leader. He currently serves as the National Esports Manager at CDW Education. Doug focuses on acting as a connecting point between people, ideas, and solutions. He has worked with some of the largest districts in the country on their deployment of devices, instructional technology, strategic planning, STEM/makerspace, and esports programs. On his education journey, he has served in both urban and suburban school districts as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, school district administrator, and state education organization leader. He hosts a podcast and series on YouTube called Focus on EDU.

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Stephen Reid, Microsoft

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