Using Gaming to Engage Students and Meet Common Core Standards

Vicki Davis withTrish Cloud

Our guest today pioneered the use of Minecraft in her school. Learn how she presented the idea and got approval from school administrators and parents. More importantly, tune in to hear how she uses the game to engage her students, teach creativity, collaboration, teamwork, digital citizenship and world history – all within the guidelines of the Common Core Standards.

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January 25, 2015
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Trish Cloud is a technology associate at Grand Oak Elementary in Huntersville, NC. An avid gamer she is always looking for ways to integrate Minecraft and coding into lessons to challenge and engage students while having fun. Her goals for her students include being flexible and well versed with desktops and iPads as well as making them well prepared for middle school.
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