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Friday, January 22 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
From the Ground Up: Growing Imaginary Civilizations Through Choice, Chance, and Games

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Project-based learning (PBL) asks students to learn 21st-century skills in a collaborative setting. But what happens when the project is based on students’ choices in a game of history, risk, and imagination? Participants will leave this session ready to play an interactive, educational game using a complete set of rules in a TEKS-based, cross-curricular and multigenre PBL unit for secondary English classes. 


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Allie McCarron

Instructional Coach, Harmony Public Schools
I've taught ELA for five years in grades ranging from 4-11, and have been an instructional coach for three years. In addition to working with North Star of Texas Writing Project as a teacher consultant, I also serve as chair of the Adolescent Literacy Committee for TCTELA. Feel... Read More →



Friday January 22, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm CST
Ballroom B-Atrium Level (Lobby)