Delivered by Distinguished Speaker Sara DeWitt, Vice President of PBS Kids Digital We are living and learning within a technological revolution, but today’s children experience it through a very specific vehicle: GAMES. Research shows that well designed games can improve and enhance children’s ability to learn key skills including math, literacy, science and beyond. And new technologies such as body-input navigation through cameras and 3D-rendered experiences like augmented reality apps also help kids between the ages of 3-8 get up and moving while they learn. So how can developers be innovative to create unique and compelling gaming experiences across platforms that will engage children while building critical skills for learning – and are they game changers for education? What do teachers, caregivers and parents need to navigate this new terrain? Join Sara DeWitt, Vice President, PBS KIDS Interactive, for a discussion about the current research and new technologies in gaming, and the potential (or risks?) for young learners.
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