Thanks to everyone who participated in Tuesday’s NYEdTech Meetup on Gaming in Education. This month’s Meetup generated another sold out event at Knewton HQ. Here’s a full roundup of what went down.
• Don Burton – Managing Director- EdTech at TechStars @dcburton
• Kara Carpenter – Co-founder of Teachley @teachley
• Anna Ly – Industry Fellow at Sesame Workshop @Otter_dotter
• Sharon Thompson, Computer Science & Robotics educator; CEO of Dream Workshop @Inspiredtoteach
“Gaming education industry is the digital wild west.” – Anna Ly
“We’re at the very beginning of how we can use gaming to spur education.” – Don Burton
“The real power is when they learn how to program their own games.” - Sharon Thompson
“As game developers we need to listen to the teachers, but very few actually do.” – Anna Ly
“There are many ways to engage a child in the classroom and games are just one piece of it.” – Anna Ly
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