Using Technology to Promote Education Play and Flow

Saint Paul, MN - Oct 4 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm



Seann Dikkers, Assoc. Prof. Ed., Dept. Chair, College of Education, Bethel Univ.

Cheryl Moeller, Executive Director, High Tech Kids (Minneapolis, MN)

Maria Burns Ortiz, CEO & Co-founder, 7 Generation Games (Santa Monica, CA)

Rob Reitz, Principal, Chippewa Middle School, Mounds View School District

Moderator: Danny Swensen, Prof. Ed., Bethel Univ.

Themes that will be explored include:

  • Motivation and engagement of students using educational technologies
  • Do educational technologies help us be receivers of ideas or producers of ideas?
  • Effective implementation of games as an educational media
  • Differences between activities that foster creative thinking, design, and expression and those that don’t • Potential barriers and concerns to implementation of technology in the classroom • Using educational technologies to assist educators in creating culturally responsive classrooms and addressing issues related to equity and justice
  • This event is being kindly organized and hosted by Bethel University College of Education.

    Bethel Univ. will provide CEU documentation for all teachers who attend.


    6:00--6:30 pm—arrival, networking

    6:30—7:40 pm—program and Q&A

    7:40—8 PM--networking

    Light food and refreshments served.