New York, NYUSA
January 15, 2014
I hope to understand more about the challenges teachers face in implementing GBL techniques in their classrooms in order to understand how to overcome those barriers and how to provide better more robust support materials to help teachers 'teach with games'.
Mrs. Gatto is also a graduate student at NYU where she studies in the Games For Learning program. She is completing a thesis-documentary on Game-Based Learning Practices in the Classroom, and how games are teaching computational thinking to elementary school students as young as age five. She is a self-proclaimed Coding-Literacy Evangelist; consider yourselves warned!
Laura Gatto is an Associate of Educator Experience for BrainPOP’s GameUp™ team. Mrs. Gatto has over 15 years of experience as a multimedia producer and editor, and is passionate about developing thoughtful interactive experiences for children.