Instructional Technology

Tech Chat! – Gamification for Learning

In this edition of Tech Chat! we explored the application of gamification to meeting learning outcomes. Our guest speakers were Shawn Young from ClassCraft and Bradley Smrstick from Hillsborough County Schools. Shawn spoke about gamification and its applications to increasing student achievement. Bradley discussed resources and courses for teachers to learn more about teaching coding including the Microsoft Certified Educator (MIE) program and Touch Develop.


April Drennan, Instructional Technologist
Ashley Palelis, Computer Science Specialist

Joined By

Katrina Figgett, Director of Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Technology


Shawn Young from Classcraft
Bradley Smrstick from Hillsborough County