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Where It All Began<br />
What Does It Mean To Be...<br />A Guild?<br />
A Guild Is...<br />Community<br />
A Guild Is...<br />Relationship<br />We Got Tired of Waiting For Our Food<br />
A Guild Is...<br />About Pride<br />Seeing Your Guild Emblem FlyingAbove A Keep You’ve Taken FromEnemy Players<br />Being ...
A Guild Is...<br />Teachable Moments<br />
A Guild Is...<br />Stories<br />Remember The Time We...<br />
What I’ve Seen...<br />Students in Virtual Worlds<br />
Extreme Engagement<br />Why don’t they spend this much time studying for their Biology exam?<br />http://www.ljplus.ru/img...
Students Become The Experts<br />They spend hours outside of the game collaborating and planning in forums, researching ma...
The Playing Field Is Leveled<br />
College Student<br />Who Are They Playing With?<br />They are collaborating, online, with people from all over the world. ...
Students Emerging As Leaders<br />Students are leading people from around the world (often 40 or more) to accomplish colle...
So, What’s Next?<br />
What is the WoWinSchool Project?<br />A collaborative project that aims to use World of Warcraft in anafter school program...
What If?<br />
What If I could use World of Warcraft to teach:<br />Digital Storytelling?<br />Culture?<br />Statistics?<br />Literacy?<b...
What If I could use World of Warcraft to engage one disaffected student?<br />
What If we put these students in guild leadership positions?<br />
What If we share the students’ accomplishments with the world?<br />
What If we mix students from distant areas in the same guild?<br />
Write Lessons!<br />Curriculum Alignment!<br />Play!<br />Learn!<br />Edit!<br />How You Can Get Involved!<br />Grants!<br...
The Wiki<br />http://wowinschool.pbworks.com<br />
Follow on Twitter:<br />@WoWinSchool<br />
Come Play With Us!Come Learn With Us!<br />Cognitive Dissonance  on Sisters of Elune Server<br />cognitivedissonanceguild....
Lucas Gillispie<br />Instructional Technology Coordinator,Pender County Schools, NC<br />http://www.edurealms.com<br />On ...
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Learning Lich King

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Lucas Gillispie's presentation on his experiences playing MMORPG's like World of Warcraft with students over the years and an introduction to the WoWinSchool Project, a project that will use World of Warcraft in an after-school program with students.

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Learning Lich King

  1. 1.
  2. 2. Where It All Began<br />
  3. 3. What Does It Mean To Be...<br />A Guild?<br />
  4. 4. A Guild Is...<br />Community<br />
  5. 5. A Guild Is...<br />Relationship<br />We Got Tired of Waiting For Our Food<br />
  6. 6. A Guild Is...<br />About Pride<br />Seeing Your Guild Emblem FlyingAbove A Keep You’ve Taken FromEnemy Players<br />Being the First Guild FormedOn Your Server<br />
  7. 7. A Guild Is...<br />Teachable Moments<br />
  8. 8. A Guild Is...<br />Stories<br />Remember The Time We...<br />
  9. 9. What I’ve Seen...<br />Students in Virtual Worlds<br />
  10. 10. Extreme Engagement<br />Why don’t they spend this much time studying for their Biology exam?<br />http://www.ljplus.ru/img4/j/i/jibo/pir2.JPG<br />Warhammer Online Screenshot<br />
  11. 11. Students Become The Experts<br />They spend hours outside of the game collaborating and planning in forums, researching maps, statistics, and strategies to improve their game.<br />
  12. 12. The Playing Field Is Leveled<br />
  13. 13. College Student<br />Who Are They Playing With?<br />They are collaborating, online, with people from all over the world. Differences in race, age, gender, and nationality are no longer an issue.<br />Protestant Minister<br />Director of IT<br />Researcher<br />http://www.ljplus.ru/img4/j/i/jibo/pir2.JPG<br />Quality Assurance Supervisor<br />University Admissions Representative<br />Stay-at-home Mom<br />Business Analyst<br />Ph.D. Candidate<br />Teacher<br />Editor for the Canadian Senate <br />Business Owner<br />Technology Engineer<br />Water/Sewer Technician<br />K-12Instructional Technology Coordinator<br />County Sheriff<br />Network Administrator<br />Produce Clerk<br />Source: http://www.harbingersoflight.com<br />
  14. 14. Students Emerging As Leaders<br />Students are leading people from around the world (often 40 or more) to accomplish collective goals. These events take planning, coordination, and decision-making skills.<br />
  15. 15. So, What’s Next?<br />
  16. 16. What is the WoWinSchool Project?<br />A collaborative project that aims to use World of Warcraft in anafter school program, targeting at-risk or “fringe” students, and focusing on literacy, writing, mathematics, 21st-century skills, and digital citizenship.<br />
  17. 17. What If?<br />
  18. 18. What If I could use World of Warcraft to teach:<br />Digital Storytelling?<br />Culture?<br />Statistics?<br />Literacy?<br />Writing?<br />Leadership?<br />Economics?<br />Algebra?<br />Ecology?<br />
  19. 19. What If I could use World of Warcraft to engage one disaffected student?<br />
  20. 20. What If we put these students in guild leadership positions?<br />
  21. 21. What If we share the students’ accomplishments with the world?<br />
  22. 22. What If we mix students from distant areas in the same guild?<br />
  23. 23. Write Lessons!<br />Curriculum Alignment!<br />Play!<br />Learn!<br />Edit!<br />How You Can Get Involved!<br />Grants!<br />Spread The Word!<br />Collect SupportingResearch!<br />
  24. 24. The Wiki<br />http://wowinschool.pbworks.com<br />
  25. 25. Follow on Twitter:<br />@WoWinSchool<br />
  26. 26. Come Play With Us!Come Learn With Us!<br />Cognitive Dissonance on Sisters of Elune Server<br />cognitivedissonanceguild.guildportal.com<br />
  27. 27. Lucas Gillispie<br />Instructional Technology Coordinator,Pender County Schools, NC<br />http://www.edurealms.com<br />On Twitter: PCSTech<br />

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