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Learn about how to implement Florence in the classroom – a video game you can teach in a week with no prior knowledge!
Expert media educator Brett Jenkins, will demonstrate to teachers how to incorporate the video game Florence into the classroom at a variety of year levels and subjects, with a focus on Media Studies.
Whether you wish to teach Florence for a full learning sequence, or a week long lesson, this self-paced, webinar will equip you with accessible lessons you can use tomorrow regardless of experience with video games! This content is best suited to students in Year 9 and above.
This online teaching seminar consists of the following:
- 7× short videos (approx. 6mins–11mins each)
1. Why use video games in the classroom?
2. How does Florence work in a classroom setting?
3. Where can I teach Florence in the curriculum?
4. Feedback from students and meeting the makers
5. Playing through Florence
6. Reflecting on the play through, pricing and student assessment
7. Student safety and conclusion
Downloadable (Multimedia) Teacher Resources (PDF / DOCX / PPTX / MPEG-4)
- Teaching PowerPoint slides to teach Florence at Unit 1 Media (two weeks of content) (PPTX)
- 2× Worksheets to teach and adapt according to needs
- 2× Articles (PDF)
- Student Podcast discussing Florence (MPEG-4 audio file)
ABOUT BRETT JENKINS
Brett Jenkins is an experienced Media and Drama teacher at Upper Yarra Secondary College with a passion for engaging students through innovative and contemporary lessons. A member of the education committee with Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM), Brett has presented a variety of professional learning seminars for both teachers and students. Most recently he presented at the Games for Change Asia-Pacific: Festival 2022 on how to incorporate video games in the classroom.
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