Teacher, Game Design and Development
William Annin Middle School (NJ)
How to Make a Winning Play with Games
Friday, May 26
9:00 – 9:45 am
Steve Isaacs is passionate about game-based learning and is one of the founding members of the Games4Ed Initiative as well as a co-founder of the weekly #games4ed twitter chat. He teaches Game Design and Development at William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Steve was honored as the 2016 ISTE Outstanding Teacher of the Year as well as the state lead PBS Digital Innovator for 2016-2017. Steve’s work with EdTech companies led to the founding of #EdTechBridge, a twitter chat and online community aimed at helping EdTech stakeholders build collaborative relationships to create better EdTech products. Through his involvement with a number of EdTech organizations, Steve has become a Brainpop Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Education Expert, Common Sense Certified EdTech Coach, and a global Minecraft Mentor. You can follow Steve on twitter, @mr_isaacs and keep up with his work through his blog, http://gamesandlearning1.blogspot.com.