George Lucas Educational Foundation

Matthew Farber, Ed.D.

Matthew Farber, Ed.D. teaches social studies at Valleyview Middle School, in Denville, New Jersey. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Educational Technology Leadership from New Jersey City University, where he is an adjunct instructor. He is also a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University. Dr. Farber is an Edutopia blogger and cohost of Ed Got Game, on the BAM! Radio Network, and is a BrainPOP Certified Educator. He was a recipient of a Geraldine R. Dodge Teacher Fellowship and a Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Laura, son, Spencer, and Weimaraner, Lizzie. Look for his book, "Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning -- Revised Edition" (Peter Lang Publishing, 2015; 2017), available on Amazon: http://a.co/78Na4lB & Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/2nEpg2n

Areas of Interest: 
game-based learning,
project-based learning,
social media,
mobile learning,
gamification,
maker,
educational technology,
assistive technology

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