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Welcome to the Webster City Schools Sched site. Here you will find all the information you need for the Feb. 25th professional development day.

Below you will see the schedule for the day and al lthe sessions that are being offered. Please look through schedule and find sessions that interest you. To add a session to your schedule, simply click the star in front of the session name. When the star turns black that session has been added to your schedule for the day. If you change your mind on a session in your schedule, click the black star. When the star turns white the session has been removed from your schedule. There is a limit to the number of people that can attend each session, please only star the sessions you plan on attedning.

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Monday, February 25 • 10:50am - 11:25am
Gamification in the Classroom: aka Getting Kids to do Homework for Fun FULL

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Limited Capacity seats available

Wikipedia defines “Gamification” as “the use of game mechanics and game design techniques in non-game contexts.” Apps like 4Square do this - you get points and earn badges and “mayorships” - and do this to compete against your friends. Session will address identifying appropriate content, organization, gaming, best practices, successes & struggles. Featured applications and resources will include Google Sites, Google Docs, HippoCampus, and more. Participants will be provided with access to  and examples of gamification examples in multiple settings including professional development, a secondary classroom, and a special education environment.


Speakers
avatar for Leslie Pralle

Leslie Pralle

Instructional Technology Consultant, Prairie Lakes AEA
Prior to joining Prairie Lakes AEA as an Instructional Technology Consultant in August 2013, Leslie Pralle Keehn taught middle and high school Social Studies and middle school technology courses at Northeast Hamilton CSD in Blairsburg, Iowa. After taking on a leadership role in professional... Read More →


Monday February 25, 2013 10:50am - 11:25am CST
Room 212

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