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ITEC is an ISTE affiliate who promotes the use of technology in education by demonstrating to its members, other educators and the public developments in the use of educational technology and how its use supports teaching and learning. The ITEC Conference is October 11-13, 2015. It will be held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, IA. The conference is open to all educators and administrators in Iowa and beyond. 

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Monday, October 10 • 11:15am - 12:05pm
Gamifying Your Classroom with GooseChase

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Research shows that gamified learning experiences increase a student's motivation to learn while also increasing their assessment scores. But how do you actually gamify learning? In thisintroductory workshop you’ll create, experience, and share in gamified learning experiences using GooseChase ­ a web and mobile platform designed to make it insanely easy to create andexecute competitive scavenger hunts with students. 

Bring your laptop/tablet and an iPhone/Android device and you’ll leave with a basic understanding of gamification, your first classroom hunt ready to go, and a ton of resources to help you build your next hunt.

Speakers
avatar for Phil Everson

Phil Everson

VP Education, GooseChase
Phil helps educators take advantage of GooseChase in their classrooms, their lecture halls, and on their campuses. With roots at the University of Waterloo, he’s an active member of the Waterloo Region startup community and works to encourage more students to start companies. Having grown up in his mother’s Grade 3 classroom and spent years as an orientation week organizer, he brings a unique perspective to GooseChase - blending his... Read More →


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