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Oct. 5, 2022

54: Permission to Play with Dan White, CEO of Filament Games

54: Permission to Play with Dan White, CEO of Filament Games

Overview

In this episode, I got to chat with the amazing Dan White, CEO of Filament Games! Dan is a former teacher and fellow instructional designer. We talk about all things gaming and how Filament Games is changing the world of education by developing playful learning experiences that impact people’s lives. We also discuss Filament’s latest National Science Foundation initiative Roboco.co; building robots is so cool! Turn in now to episode 54 to learn more about Dan White and all the wonderful things they are doing over at Filament Games!

More about Dan White, in his own words

Dan White believes good gameplay and good learning are complementary rather than oppositional forces. An alumnus of Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Dan earned an M.S. in Education Technology under seminal learning game scholars Drs. Kurt Squire and James Paul Gee. Before founding Filament in 2005, Dan worked as a teacher, an instructional designer, and game developer. Dan’s passions include learning games, sustainability, mindfulness, and modernizing institutional education.

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Dan White

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Dan White believes that good gameplay and good learning are complementary rather than oppositional forces. An alumnus of Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Dan earned an M.S. in Education Technology under seminal learning game scholars Drs. Kurt Squire and James Paul Gee. Prior to founding Filament in 2005, Dan worked as a teacher, an instructional designer, and a game developer. Dan’s passions include learning games, sustainability, mindfulness, and modernizing institutional education.