From Angry Birds to Skyrim: What Game Dynamics Teach Us About Learning

Game Based Learning

What makes games addictive? What makes learning fun? What skills do we learn while playing games, and how can we make our learning environments more engaging, fulfilling, and rewarding for our students? In this presentation, explore the top five most powerful game dynamics, and learn the secrets of how to incorporate them into your own classroom.


Douglas Kiang
Punahou School
Douglas Kiang is a Curriculum Resource Teacher at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Douglas holds an Ed.M. in Technology, Innovation and Education from Harvard and has over twenty years of teaching experience at the elementary, middle and high school levels. He is the author of several bestselling game strategy guides and is an Apple Distinguished Educator.