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Steve Isaacs
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Leveraging Student Voice: Showcasing student work to an authentic audience
Our goal for students is for them to demonstrate their learning. Student expertise should be celebrated and shared. I have become increasingly interested in how students learn in informal settings. Minecraft serves as a perfect example. The game comes with ...

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Leveraging Student Voice: Showcasing student work to an authentic audience
Our goal for students is for them to demonstrate their learning. Student expertise should be celebrated and shared. I have become increasingly interested in how students learn in informal settings. Minecraft serves as a perfect example. The game comes with ...

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The Evolution of a Game Dev Studio Inspired Learning Space
For years, my vision for the ultimate learning space was taking form. I teach Game Design and Development at William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge, NJ. My dream was to create a studio feel for my learning space where students could pursue different a...

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Playstation VR: Why bring Tech into the Classroom? Ask your students!
I believe strongly in student voice in the learning process. Currently, my students are part of a large scale research project looking at the implementation of Virtual Reality in schools. The research is being funded and conducted by foundry10 , an educatio...

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Minecon 2016: Can't wait for Minecon 2017 :)
Last week I attended Minecon with 12,000 of my closest friends :)  It was an amazing experience and my hat is off to the Mojang and Microsoft Teams that put the event together. It was truly a celebration of this game that everyone in attendance adores. The ...

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Breaking News: First non-Pokemon related accident reported since the game's release!
This just in! There has been an accident reported that is NOT related to PokemonGo. I know it is hard to believe, but it's true. When asked about the incident, Isaacs reported, "I figured that as long as I wasn't playing PokemonGo while I was riding my bike...

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Student Voice: A Published Author!
GameMaker Programming by Example available on Amazon and through PACKT Publishing Last year I was approached by Packt Publishing, a publisher of technology books to author a step by step guide to learning the GameMaker Language (GML). GML is a programming l...

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This.Is.Awesome! #stuvoice at it's finest! Bravo. Steve!

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Student Guest Blog Post: #20PercentTuesday reflection - Oculus Rift and Sketchup
Hi there! My name is Sophie and today I am sharing my #20PercentTuesday experience so far. Before I decided to pick my option in this Mr Isaacs asked the class if any one wanted to play the Oculus Rift. As soon as he said that my hand went straight up! I al...

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Student Guest Blog Post: Getting Started with Unreal Engine
In Game design and development we are allowed to do 20% time , and for that i am using Oculus rift and recreate a house in Colonial Williamsburg that people could explore in Virtual Reality with Oculus rift. So far i have done some tutorials while i am work...
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