George Lucas Educational Foundation

Matthew Farber, Ed.D.

Matthew Farber, Ed.D. is an Assistant Professor of Educational Technology in the Technology, Innovation, and Pedagogy program at the University of Northern Colorado. He is an Edutopia blogger, a Certified BrainPOP Educator, and he is in the iCivics Educator Network. He was a recipient of a Geraldine R. Dodge Teacher Fellowship and a Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship. Look for his first book, Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning -- Revised Edition on Amazon: http://a.co/78Na4lB & Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/2nEpg2n. His second book, Game-Based Learning in Action, will be out in 2017.

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

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