The Games+Learning+Society 10 Conference begins Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the University of Madison-Wisconsin’s Memorial Union with the second annual GLS Playful Learning Summit (PLS). The GLS PL Summit promotes professional development opportunities to celebrate and deepen educators’ use of games in various educational settings, and fosters collaboration among teachers, designers, researchers and others throughout the elementary to higher education continuum. The PLS on Tuesday, June 10 will set an exciting tone for GLS 10, and provide a unique forum for educators to network, design, and play.
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Check-in, Registration, Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Breakfast and Keynote in the Great Hall
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Specialized Professional Development Tracks (please see note below)
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Morning Workshops (click here for full descriptions)
Please note that workshop schedule may change before June 10th.
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lunch on Tripp Deck, followed by a Mini-Expo with Coffee & Dessert in the Main Lounge
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Workshops (click here for full descriptions)
Please note that workshop schedule may change before June 10th
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. PLS Evaluation and Transition
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Happy Hour in the Arcade!
The ARIS Summit is a full day event within the Playful Learning Summit that focuses around the ARIS mobile learning platform. This Summit will share meals and Happy Hour with the full Playful Learning Summit. Learn more about the ARIS Summit or email David Gagnon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The DPI CLC Facilitators’ Summit is by invitation only. If you are a CLC facilitator who worked with GLS’ pilot after-school CyberSTEM program, please register for the Playful Learning Summit and then contact Gabby Anton (email@example.com) and Stefan Slater (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss reimbursement and program details.
Contact the GLS PLS Co-Chairs: Remi Holden (email@example.com) & Rex Beaber (firstname.lastname@example.org) for general Summit questions
Contact the GLS PLS Fellow: Elizabeth King (email@example.com) for workshop-specific questions
Also very exciting: Check out other Playful Learning Summits happening all around the country!