BE THE HERO! Explore how to engage students in K-7 through game-based learning

   Be a hero to your students and children by engaging them with awesome tech tools and learning opportunities that will connect them to the world.

   Join Matthew C. Winner, author, library media specialist, 2013 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, and White House “Champion of Change,” as he explores how to engage students through the use of video games and game-based learning at “Be the Hero” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 at Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St., in Connor’s Cove.

   Winner (aka “The Busy Librarian,” http://wwwbusylibrarian.com) is the co-author of “Teach Math With the Wii: Engage Your K-7 Students Through Gaming Technology,” a professional resource aligned with Common Core State Standards in Mathematics for educators interested in engaging learners through game-based instruction.

   The free presentation is designed for educators, library media specialists, homeschool parents or anyone else interested in the education of children. It is sponsored by the Tulsa City-County Library, Tulsa Library Trust and Tulsa Regional Chamber.

   Registration is required. Visit http://www.tulsalibrary.org/BetheHero to register. For more information, call 918-549-7323.

 

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