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Friday, February 24 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Game-Based Learning in the REALM

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The REALM is a new and innovative Burleson ISD, School of Choice, operating within Kerr Middle School. The REALM is an acronym for Rigorous Educational Arcade Learning Model. The REALM provides personalized learning through a gaming platform. The curriculum is organized as stages and levels that the students must advanced through in order to "level up". Like an arcade, students play "games" or lessons in order to earn points. Students problem solve and take ownership of their learning. REALM students are taught how to set their own schedules in order to work through quests and episodes. Teachers within The REALM act as facilitators, coaches, and guides

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Cheryl Essex

Dean of the REALM, Kerr Middle School
The REALM, which stands for Rigorous-Arcade-Learning -Model, is a developing school of choice located within Kerr Middle School in Burleson, Texas. I have the honor of serving as Dean, as well as the lead designer, for this incredible endeavor. The school offers a gaming-based, personalized learning environment, incorporating quests, workshops, and episodes through a learning management system and teacher facilitators. By incorporating... Read More →


Friday February 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
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