Michael Matera

Michael Matera is an innovative educator, inspiring speaker, and passionate advocate for creating fully engaged classrooms taking both the student as well as the teacher to their peak performance. With his dynamic and engaging teaching methods, he has become a leading figure in the field of education, constantly pushing the boundaries of traditional teaching to create immersive and meaningful learning experiences for his students.

Born with a natural curiosity and a desire to make a difference, He recognized the untapped potential of using game elements to enhance the learning process and engage students on a deeper level. This realization led him to delve into the world of gamification and innovative pedagogical approaches, becoming a pioneer in the field.

As an educator, Michael believes in the power of play and its ability to foster creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. He understands that by harnessing the elements of games, students can become active participants in their learning, leading to increased motivation, intrinsic drive, and a love for lifelong learning.

Michael’s passion for this powerful new way to teach is shared well beyond us here today. He is an avid writer, sharing his expertise through books, a Youtube & podcast, as well as social media platforms, where he engages with educators worldwide, sparking conversations and providing valuable insights on how to transform education through gamification and playful pedagogy.Recognized for his exceptional contributions, Michael has been invited to speak at numerous conferences, workshops, and professional development events. Connect and share with Michael at EMC2Learning.com

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