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This is the storyboard and show notes the EVO Minecraft MOOC pre-recorded presentation

for the TESOL 2021 Virtual Conference Computer-assisted Language Learning Interest Classics Tech Fair

 

 

The slides are here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZFYNT4BdgTeSEFrNF2K2haN8SBsPphem/view?usp=sharing

 

A ten minute video has been submitted on behalf of EVO Minecraft MOOC to this Flipgrid https://flipgrid.com/b510543a 

The video itself is here, https://flipgrid.com/374152e3 

 

The 10 min. video was pared down from an original 20 min version which I uploaded to YouTube here: 

https://youtu.be/SfusidwHFs0

 

Also, the longer video has more of an introduction than the cut-down version. The text is here

 

Hi everyone, I’m Vance Stevens. I was the first official chair of CALL-IS in 1985 and I’ve been an EVO coordinator since 2003. I’ve been the lead moderator for EVO Minecraft MOOC over the past seven years. 

 

I have often presented the work of our team at TESOL conferences and that is how I was invited once again to be a part of this 2021 TESOL Virtual CALL-IS Classics Faire.

 

My presentation today is on how EVO Minecraft MOOC 

prepares teachers and learners to engage effectively through Minecraft

 

Every January and February for the past 7 years, my co-moderators and I  have worked with one another, and occasionally with our children and students, to experiment with and engage each other in meaningful play in the game.

 

I have only ten minutes here to give you a taste of how this works so I decided to save time and let you read through these screens on your own and then take you into Minecraft itself so you can see what we’ve done in EVO Minecraft MOOC this past EVO session.

 

In the video snippets that follow, we want to suggest how you might leverage the many affordances for language development inherent in Minecraft to get your students reading about, talking about, and listening to videos about, acting out and narrating what they might want to achieve in Minecraft. 

 

Teachers who become proficient in Minecraft can take advantage of what is compelling about the game to turn their students’ interest into pedagogically viable outcomes. As you watch what follows, try and imagine if some of your teaching could be ported over to this creative, engaging, and incessantly problem-solving environment. 

 

For more information you can return to this page and follow the links. 

Right now it’s show time

 

 

And the longer version has more and longer video snippets, all taken from video 'footage' (bitage?) recorded during 2021 EVO Minecraft MOOC events and meetups held on the EVOMC21 server. All of these are listed on this page: http://missions4evomc.pbworks.com/w/page/142133859/2021_Live_Events

 

 

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