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Sunday, May 10 • 17:15 - 18:00
The evolution of pedagogy around games in education - case studies: MinecraftEdu and KerbalEdu BEGRÄNSADE

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How can a teacher without prior knowledge of educational games get started? And how can we break the presumptions that teachers have about what they need to know, and do before the power of gaming is unleashed? Those questions are behind the design of MinecraftEdu. Santeri Koivisto will walk you through the evolution of Minecraft pedagogy and how TeacherGaming have found the model where a teacher's work hours are minimised yet the result is the most effective and engaging for students.

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Santeri Koivisto

CEO مدير تنفيذي, TeacherGaming LLC تيتشر غيمينغ محدودة المسؤولية
| Santeri Koivisto is CEO of TeacherGaming LLC, the company that is developing MinecraftEdu and is about to change how the world is looking at games in education. Santeri, the son of a teacher and an entrepreneur, was one of the small percentage of applicants accepted into teacher training at University of Eastern Finland and got a Master in Applied Education. As an avid gamer he was disappointed by the quality of educational games on the market... Read More →

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Abu Dhabi Education Council

Abu Dhabi Education Council
The Council seeks to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, implement innovative educational policies, plans and programs that aim to improve education, and support educational institutions and staff to achieve the objectives of national development in accordance with the highest international standards.


Sunday May 10, 2015 17:15 - 18:00
Tawasul تواصل ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE

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