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Play This, Learn That!

Ok gamification geeks, Dr. Chris Haskell (woot!) is returning on April 1st with his teacher workshop, Play This, Learn That! Clever teachers are always looking for the best tools to connect students to their curriculum. It’s what they do. What about commercial video games? Join Dr. Chris Haskell from Boise State University as he hosts Play This, Learn That, introducing you to those amazing educators, the games they use, and how they can fit in your classroom. Participants receive a free copy of Dr. Haskell’s book, “Play This Learn That.” Dr. Haskell specializes in preparing pre-service and graduate teachers in methods and applications of technology integration in the classroom. In addition to instilling fundamental skills, Chris focuses on the use, adaptation, and implementation of emerging technologies in teacher education including gaming, mobile communication devices, portable media players, social networking tools, and virtual worlds. His classroom serves as a unique game-based technology and pedagogy lab where this new and innovative practice is producing exciting results. Chris is a professor at Boise State University, a co-founder of Rezzly and is also the creator and host of the Cool Teacher Show, an entertaining and funny Facebook series for teachers. Play This, Learn That! April 1-13, 2017 self-paced quests to learn at your own...

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New 2017 workshops and features in Rezzly!

Hello friends! We’re excited to announce a new series of teacher workshops and platform features in Rezzly for 2017! TEACHER WORKSHOPS Check out our new facilitated Teacher Camps, starting in February with Google Classroom & Tech Integration hosted by guild officer Mark Suter, Henry Ford Innovator Teacher of the Year!  Some of our workshops include: Epic Academy: Create personalized professional development for your school or district Play This, Learn That: Learn to add commercial video games to your classroom curriculum Exploring Personalized Learning: how to empower students by creating ownership of their own learning Edupreneurs in the Classroom: starting a classroom business with students as entrepreneurs and innovators Minecraft for Teachers: It’s back! Join Lucas Gillispie to explore how to start a Minecraft program in your class or school Coding for Everyone: Computer science that is fun and keeps everyone engaged Social Media for Teachers: Start or add to your personalized learning network, and learn to use social media in the classroom **All Rezzly Legendary accounts get free access to our workshops, found inside the Quest Armory. Hope to see you there! NEW PLATFORM FEATURES We’re ramping up development in 2017 and currently working on single sign-on with Google and Canvas (LTI). Before summer arrives, you’ll also see a new avatar creator,...

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