Shane is a passionate educator and MMOEG advocate. Over the last decade he has created Mathletics, Spellodrome, World Maths Day, Skoolbo, Smartest Singapore and Friend Our World which collectively have amassed more than 20 Billion correct answers. These sites have been used by tens of millions of children and together have been the world’s most used eLearning sites for the last 6 years.
In 2013 Shane was presented with Social Innovation Leadership Award at the World CSR Congress (Mumbai, India) and he was invited to present to Education Ministers and Heads of State from more than 50 countries at the Global Education & Skills Forum (Dubai, UAE).
MMOEGs – Massively Multiplayer Online Educational Games
An examination of the mechanics underpinning hugely popular massively multiplayer online educational games. This session will address the following issues:
- Motivation and rewards
- The importance of competition and community
- Embracing failure
- Learning sprints
- Radical improvement