Program

Thursday

8:30 Introductions and icebreakers

9:00 Whole Group Game Play: Hazagora

10:00 Break

10:15 Whole Group Game Play: Mining Game

11:10 Small Group Discussion: Could you see yourself implementing one of these games into your classroom? When thinking about implementation: What aspects of the game(s) are you hesitant about? What aspects of the game(s) are you looking forward to?

11:20 Road Check

11:30 Adjourn for the day

Friday

8:30 Overview

8:45 Whole Group Game Play - Generate

9:45 Break

10:00 Introduction on how to proceed with game creation

10:20 Working Groups - Split into small groups to either create a new game or create an assignment with one of the games listed below.

11:15 Workshop evaluation

11:30 Adjourn

Tentative Games:

  • Generate: Climate/Energy
  • Hazagora: Natural Disasters
  • One Earth: Climate/Prosperity
  • Mineral Supertrumps: Minerals
  • Erosion: Geomorphology
  • Guess What? Minerals!: Minerals
  • EcoChains: Ecosystem/Environmental
  • Rising Waters: Flooding/Hydrology
  • Daybreak: Climate Change
  • Coal Mines: Mining