“geekEd.” Celebrating Geeks in Education Panel Information


Comic-Con isn’t just about the star studded panels. Be sure to check out some of the smaller events as well! This one sounds really interesting!

Press Release:


This year, at San Diego Comic-Con, “geekEd.” (Celebrating Geeks in Education) makes our third appearance. We are excited to be back to discuss the intersection of geek culture and education. For the past two years, K-12 educators have asked us to involve them in our movement, and this year we will answer the call!

Once again, join us on Friday the 19th at 8pm in Room 9 as we present research, updates, and further discuss how your geek-ness can work for you in K-12 and college settings. unique perspective on our panel. What happens when six educational professionals get together to discuss how education and geek culture intersect? Come find out Friday, July 19, 2013 at 8pm in room 9.

8pm-9pm “geekEd.” Celebrating Geeks in Education – The geekEd. Folks are back for another year! Join a panel of education professionals including Andrea Alfi (ABC Unified School District), Alex Belisario (UC Santa Cruz), Alfred Day (St. Mary’s College), Eugene Frier (University of North Texas), Brian MacDonald (Rutgers University), and Emily Sandoval (University of Southern California) as they discuss how to appreciate and celebrate the geek in all of us! Come learn how colleges and K-12 schools can reach out to geeks, invigorate the learning environment, and increase educational success. If you are an industry or marketing professional, work at a college or K-12 school, go to college or want to go to college, and love and appreciate geeks, this panel is for you! Room 9

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