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Monday, August 14 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Exploring History Through Location-Based Games

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This session presents a variety of approaches for teaching history with location-based games and stories using ARIS. Explore how students can design and create interactive experiences for mobile devices that connect local histories to current issues. See how classes can research digital archives and family records to create geographic journeys, memorial walks through historical sites, and collaborations with schools in other countries. Strategies for creating companion activities that focus on historical thinking concepts will also be presented.

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Craig Brumwell

Masters of Ed Tech Student, University of British Columbia
Craig is a social studies and physical education teacher from Vancouver, Canada where he has recently completed a Masters of Educational Technology at the University of British Columbia. His focus is on situated learning, mobile gaming for education and Constructivist strategies... Read More →

Monday August 14, 2017 1:30pm - 2:20pm

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