For those of you that don’t know, THEPULLBOX.COM was founded by two educators who loved the comic book medium and all thing nerdy. As an educator, Eric Anderson and always leveraged media of all kinds to draw students into the content. Now he, and his team of teachers, use the now popular again format of tabletop fantasy role-playing games to reach students. Come hear their story of bringing tales of high adventure from the basement to the classroom.
Title: Tabletop RPGs in Education: Teaching Academics through Fantasy RPGs
Description: What do you get when you mix English, Math and Art teachers who are old school gamers and comic geeks? A school design where students learn through RPGs, cosplay, gamification, and game design. This panel of educators and students will share out methodologies and projects that connect with the student gamer/geek and keep them college ready. Whether you are a teacher, parent or just love gaming… this panel will make your geeky heart sing.
Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm
Location: South Building at McCormick Place located at 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois. Room S405b