FETC 2019 Presenter Preview: Adam Bellow
Getting to know the presenters at FETC 19
As we enter the month of FETC 2019, we are continuing our series of interviews with conference presenters. Many of the edtech leaders we spoke with prior to last year’s conference are presenting once again at 2019’s premier edtech event, so now is a fantastic time to catch up on those conversations.
Next up in the series is Adam Bellow, who will once again be part of the TechSHARE LIVE! Keynote and will also present three additional sessions. As Co-Founder of Breakout EDU, an immersive gaming platform, Adam has focused his efforts on infusing technology into school reformation. He sees edtech as an organically driven, ground-up effort managed by classroom teachers who latch onto learning tools and make them work. As Adam states, “We don’t need another flashier, sexier clone.” Teachers need something unique and from the heart to solve the real challenges they are facing.
Join us as we revisit Adam’s interview with Dr. Rod Berger and read below to get a preview of the sessions he will be presenting at FETC 2019 in Orlando.
Adam Bellow’s Sessions at FETC 2019:
- Room: SOUTH HALL A
- Tuesday, January 29, 2019: 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
An attendee favorite — back by popular demand! Join us for a fun and fast-paced session that exposes the audience to cutting-edge tools and devices in education technology! Get a first look at the latest, most exciting gadgets, apps, hardware, and software through the eyes of educational technology’s leading experts: Adam Bellow, Hall Davidson, Leslie Fisher, and Kathy Schrock. Boost your enthusiasm for the possibilities of technology to radically transform education. See technologies in action that involve learners in creating, making, programming, coding, producing, innovating, inventing, designing, problem-solving, publishing, and more!
- Room: SOUTH 331B
- Wednesday, January 30, 2019: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Do you want to bring immersive learning to your classroom but don’t know where to start? What if we told you that it could be done through a game similar to an escape room? You can get it all with Breakout EDU. This workshop is meant as a total experience that lets you both try a game out and take time to build your own. Come learn a way that will get your students truly excited about learning!
- Room: SOUTH HALL A
- Wednesday, January 30, 2019: 3:00 PM – 3:40 PM
We’re in a golden age of invention and innovation. Every day, we are dazzled by inspiring products, apps, ideas, and movements, many crafted by teacher and student entrepreneurs. This session will share spectacular successes (and a few epic failures) from those daring individuals committed to bringing great ideas to life. We will demonstrate how students can achieve success in the real world when schools provide them with the skills, tools, and mindset to push on their own boundaries.
- Room: NORTH 220AB
- Tuesday, January 29, 2019: 2:00 PM – 2:40 PM
Playing a Breakout EDU game is a ton of fun. Now students can challenge themselves to create games on the Breakout EDU Platform. This interactive session will go through the how and why of game design with students and allow you to work on creating your own games as well.
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