You Have Died of Dysentery: Meaningful Gaming in Education

Teachers and parents are continually looking for innovative ways to keep students and kids motivated and engaged. As gamers we know first hand how elements of video games can keep a person riveted and motivated for hours. How do we take motivating elements of gaming and add them to various education environments? Join a teacher and ten-time PAX presenter as we investigate some simple yet effective ways to take tips from video games and turn them into best teaching practices, without gimmicks.


Ashley Brandin [Teacher, Ed.S., BVSD], Robert Brandin [Developer, designer, BlackBox]