Video Games, Kids, and Learning with Zoobean Expert Jordan Shapiro

Have you ever wondered...

  • How should I address my kids' excitement about (addiction to?) video games?

  •  Should I be worried about my child gaming too much? 

  • When is it okay for my child to start playing video games?

  • Should I ever let them play violent games? Do I really have a choice?

Join us for a lively conversation with edTech expert, journalist, and speaker, Jordan Shapiro to discuss these topics and many more. Jordan is a professor of philosophy, dad of two, and leading journalist on edTech. He will share his perspective with us, and answer your questions LIVE for our Zoobean Experts on Air Series!

Thursday, May 15 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT

More about Jordan

Jordan Shapiro is both a college philosophy professor and Forbes' leading columnist on edTech. He teaches in Temple University's Intellectual Heritage Department where he is also the Digital Learning Coordinator, responsible for testing and monitoring many of the University's virtual learning programs. He leads efforts to bring more EdTech and game-based learning to humanities education at the university level. He's also engaged in a scholarly research that looks at technology and popular culture from the perspectives of Jungian & Archetypal psychology and phenomenology & Heideggerian philosophy. In particular, he studies the ways video games (and other new forms of interactive storytelling) teach us to make sense of the world. His most recent book is the pop psychology phenomenon "FREEPLAY: A Video Game Guide to Maximum Euphoric Bliss. "He lives in Philadelphia with his two sons, both of whom are thrilled to be testing grounds for the latest video games and educational technologies.