Author and gamification aficionado Matthew Farber joins us this week to talk about his new book and what he’s learned through teaching with games. We also discuss the growth of the game-based learning community and revisit empathy in games.
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- Reinventing Project-based Learning
- Dr. Caro Williams-Pierce
- Matthew Farber
- Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning
Matthew Farber, Ed.D. teaches social studies at Valleyview Middle School, in Denville, New Jersey. Dr. Farber is an Edutopia blogger and cohost of Ed Got Game, on the BAM! Radio Network, and is a BrainPOP Certified Educator. He was a recipient of a Geraldine R. Dodge Teacher Fellowship and a Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship. Look for the new, expanded edition of his book, Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning — Revised Edition (Peter Lang Publishing, 2017) on Amazon & Barnes and Noble. To learn more, please visit matthewfarber.com.