Speaking and workshops

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Gamification & Flipped learning workshops

Carl is the go-to guy for gamification and flipped learning in New Zealand. His approach to learning and education have transformed engagement, motivation and behaviour in both junior and senior classes.

Recent speaking engagements

Carl has spoken at a number of conferences both within New Zealand and overseas. His speaking engagements have included keynote deliveries as well as hands on workshops. Please get in touch if you would like to consider having Carl speak at your next conference or workshop. See below for a range of presentations he has delivered.

New Zealand Primary Schools Teachers' Conference
Carl presented a short 45 minute workshop focused on the application of gamification and game based learning in the classroom.
PENZ Inspired Leadership Conference
Carl presented two sessions at this conference.The first was an escape room style session requiring delegates to work collaboratively to open alock box. The second session was titled "Challenging the status quo" which explored how leaders can go about stepping out of their comfort zone.
Learning with Games NZ Tour #2
Carl and Dale Sidebottom travelled New Zealand running two workshops in Hamilton and Christchurch. These day long workshops provide attendees with a range of gamification and game based learning resources that they can take away and implement in their classroom immediately! Learn more at Learning with Games.
PENZ National Conference 2018
At this conference, Carl introduced the use of lock boxes in Physical Education and how they can be used as a tool in the classroom to increase engagement, develop communication and cement collaborative team work.
Learning with Games NZ Tour #1
Carl and Dale Sidebottom travelled New Zealand running two workshops in Wellington and Auckland. These day long workshops provide attendees with a range of gamification and game based learning resources that they can take away and implement in their classroom immediately! Learn more at Learning with Games.
Super 8 Conference Keynote
Carl took this opportunity to explore why flipped learning is one of the most powerful tools physical educators have at their disposal. He described why we need to look past the content creation and how to successfully repurpose our classroom time.
Connected PE Conference
In this Masterclass session, Carl shared his passion for gaming and how he incorporates aspects of gamification in his classes. He then paired this knowledge with practical games and activities that teachers could take away and implement with their classes.
PENZ National Conference 2017
Carl contributed in two sessions. The first involved pairing game mechanics with practical applications of game mechanics in the classroom. The second involved sharing his involvement with the Sport in Education project and sharing some literacy and numeracy tasks he had developed.
#WellyHPE workshop
Carl explored some of the theory behind Gamification, linking them to real world examples and providing suggestions for implementing them within health and physical education.
PENZ National Conference 2016
Carl explored some of the theory behind Gamification, linking them to real world examples and providing suggestions for implementing them within health and physical education. He also contributed in a group workshop surrounding his involvement with Sport in Education.
The Connected PE Online Physical Education Conference
During this webinar, Carl described exactly what flipped learning in physical education is, why you should flip, and ways you can go about flipping your own classes.
ACHPER Tasmania State Conference Keynote
During this keynote, Carl described exactly what flipped learning in physical education is, why you should flip, and ways you can go about flipping your own classes. He then proceeded to challenge the status quo of the traditional approach to education, exploring how the flipped classroom empowered students and focused on building positive relationships.
Future Learning Environments Conference
During this session Carl introduced the concept of Flipped Learning and described how to go about introducing it within the classroom and the tools and strategies that help make the process successful.
April 2019 | Wellington, NZ
December 2018 | Auckland, NZ
August 2018 | NZ wide
July 2018 | Dunedin, NZ
May 2018 | NZ wide
November 2017 | Hastings, NZ
October 2017 | Dubai, UAE
July 2017 | Tauranga, NZ
November 2016 | Wellington, NZ
July 2016 | Palmerston North, NZ
June 2016 | Online
September 2015 | Tasmania, AU
July 2015 | Auckland, NZ