So this week in Games
Connected Educator Month!
The U.S. Department of Education declared the month of August to be online Connected Educator month, as we have always been part of an online community of educators, we’re a bit involved.
Edupunkers and friends representing…
Tuesday August 21st 6 pm SLT
This immersive environment field trip will include visits with Peggy Sheehy from G.A.M.E. Gamers Advancing Meaningful Education, Kae, Chris and Vasili from the Games MOOC, Tanya Martin from SIGVE, Andrew Wheelock and Marie O’Brien for Virtual Pioneers and VSTE,
It will be a live Broadcast on Google Hangout and showing on the Games MOOC YouTube Channel
The focus of this field trip is show the immersive and game environments where the online professional development happens and the communities meet. These groups all have either weekly, bi-weekly or monthly events online.
Wednesday, August 22nd - #gamemooc tweetchat 6 pm SLT
The Games MOOC tweetchat
Topic will be Connected Educator Month focused – Guilds, PLNs and Collaborative Play. Why does John Seely Brown state in the opening line of this video, “I would rather hire a high level World of Warcraft player than a MBA from Harvard?” http://bigthink.com/ideas/45592
If this is your first Tweetchat, go to www.tweetchat.
Login with your twitter account and when prompted put in the #hashtag – #gamemooc.
Using tweetchat will allow you see every tweet that has #gamemooc included.
Thursday August 23rd 6 pm SLT (GMT -7)
It Takes a Guild – A Guild of Educators
2012 Learning 2.0 Conference
Blackboard Collaborate link TBA
Panel will consists of EduPunxers – Kae, Chris, Joseph Doan, Mellody Collier, Valerie Noll, and Beverly G. McCarter