The gamified classroom is an adventure at any level or in any content area. In this session, you will learn how to layer the most motivational techniques of gameplay over your curriculum to increase student collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity. Additionally, you will experience how to use the game inspired design process to construct your own rich experience for your students. Come away with practical strategies that you can use in any class or grade level to make learning magical! You will leave ready to turn your brick and mortar or virtual classroom into a gamified adventure!
Tisha is an innovative district Tech Integration Specialist, Learning Management System Coordinator, speaker, and author from Southern Oregon. She has taught Family and Consumer Science for 25 years and has served in various leadership roles in her school and district as well as on Oregon regional and state edtech cadres.
Tisha is the author of the book Make Learning MAGICAL, which unlocks seven keys to transform teaching and create unforgettable experiences in the classroom. She speaks nationally on a variety of topics related to teaching and learning in all content and grade levels, Family and Consumer Science being her specialty.
In 2018, she was a recipient of Medford School District's Golden Pear Educator Secondary Teacher Award and a first place winner of the Henry Ford Innovation Nation Educator Award.
Tisha is passionate about infusing joy, passion, play, and gamified strategies to immerse and empower our 21st century learners and make learning a MAGICAL experience for all! She connects globally with educators around the world continuously reaching beyond her comfort zone to grow and help transform the educational landscape so all learners can thrive.