All posts by Zack Gilbert

EdGamer 147: Katya And Kathy Explain What Is Needed For Edtech Success

In EdGamer 147 we are joined by two amazing educators, Katya Hott and Kathy Yu Burek. Katya is a User Testing Lead, Project Manager at BrainPOP. Kathy manages and designs key aspects of Classroom, Inc.’s learning games and programs to provide engaging learning experiences. They are going to share their expertise of going from the classroom to the edtech/edgame industry. They believe that teachers are an integral part of edtech development.… Read the rest

EdGamer 146: A Tour Of The American Museum of Natural History With Barry Joseph

Barry Joseph is the Associate Director For Digital Learning, Youth Initiatives, at the American Museum of Natural History. Located within the Education Department, Youth Initiatives, Barry brings a dozen years working in youth development and nearly twenty years working in new media to support the AMNH to advance its mission. And what is the Museum’s mission? “To discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.” EdGamer thinks this is cool and we think you will too.… Read the rest

EdGamer 145: NIU’s STEM Read Program With Kristin Brynteson

Kristin Brynteson is the Assistant Director of the P-20 Center at Northern Illinois University. The Center for P-20 Engagement collaborates with internal and external partners to provide leadership and promote innovation by fostering interdisciplinary learning communities and initiatives which increase educational success. One of their projects is STEM Read, Coordinated by Gillian King-Cargile. Gillian King-Cargile has a bachelor’s degree in film production and an MFA in creative writing.… Read the rest

EdGamer 144: Yummy Game Creation Using GameSalad

Dan Magaha, Director of Operations at GameSalad, is joining us for EdGamer 144. GameSalad’s Creator platform allows game developers to rapidly design, publish, and distribute sophisticated games for iOS, Android, and HTML5, while eliminating the need to code. Tune-in and level-up!

Please go to the Show Notes for all of our links.

Here’s our Show Notes

Show Host: Zack Gilbert

Show Guest: Dan Magaha

Show Guest/Producer: Steve Isaacs

Show Contributor/ProducerGerry James

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EdGamer 143: Pursuitery is Connecting Interests to Opportunity

Community Manager of Pursuitery, Evan Jones, will join us for EdGamer 143. Pursuitery is building a friendly and supportive online space for people to connect with others who share their interests and want to level up their expertise together. It’s a place where people can hang out, mess around, and geek out. Tune-in and level-up!

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