Got Game? Learning through Play. Seriously. - SXSWedu 2013 by SXSWedu published on 2013-03-05T19:43:48Z Student engagement. Individualized learning. Curiosity. Risk-taking. Competitive hunger. This list encompasses a host of "teaching and learning riddles" long battled by classroom teachers across the world. Educational games provide classroom teachers with a new superpower. They ignite deep learning across the curriculum with an immediate and customized feedback loop. Educational Games have been cited as a critical teaching trend in many of the recent Horizon K12 reports, numerous ISTE publications, and research out of The Education Arcade at MIT. This panel brings together a host of experts in the field of education and game development to explore the role of games in teaching and learning. The panel will address the potential of educational games; examine overcoming barriers from development to integration; and look at research related to teacher perceptions. Attendees will play games alongside the panelists. Sound fun? It will be! Come ignite your own curiosity for learning.