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MakeCode/Arcade with Jaqueline Russell and Cathy Cheo-Isaacs

Stephen and Becky interview Jacqueline Russell, product manager for Microsoft Make Code, and Cathy Cheo-Isaacs, educator and professional learning specialist, about the potential of coding games with students.

Connect with Jacqueline and Cathy on Twitter @jaqster @iwearthecrowns

Building Cultural Awareness Through Games – Featuring Whetu Paitai of Piki Studios

We span the globe in this episode to have a conversation with Whetu Paitai, the creative mind behind Piki Studios from New Zealand. We discuss the importance of cultural experiences through games such as the Teo Māori world recently developed for Minecraft.

Connect with Whetu on Twitter @WhetuPaitai

Building Inclusive Games

No voice is more powerful than that of students! This episode takes us to an interview with the Accessibility Pirates, a self-named group of students in Washington state working to design games that are accessible to all kids. Their teacher, Robin Lowell, also joins in.

Connect with Robin on Twitter @teacherinthebox

What is Game-Based Learning?

In this episode, award winning educator Steve Isaacs from New Jersey, USA discusses the definition and examples of games based learning with us.

Connect with Steve on Twitter @mr_isaacs

Welcome to Phygital Labs

Welcome to the Phygital Labs podcast! In this first episode, Stephen Reid and Becky Keene give listeners an overview of their background and roles as well as the future vision of the podcast.

Connect with Stephen and Becky on Twitter @immersivemind @beckykeene