Jordan Shapiro, Game based Learning, Digital Play, Heidegger, Screens
Jordan Shapiro's background is in the psychology of Carl Jung and the philosophy of Martin Heidegger. Besides teaching at Temple, Jordan is senior fellow for the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, where he coordinates research and advocacy around digital technology and playful education. His Forbes' column on global education, learning through digital play, kids and culture has been read by over 5 million people around the world. He's an internationally celebrated speaker and consultant whose perspective combines psychology, philosophy, mythology and economics in unexpected ways. Shapiro works as a consultant for the United States Air Force and Thomas Edison State University. He is also a member of Teach For All's Global Advisory Council and has been an expert adviser to UNESCO and the World Economic Forum. His forthcoming book, The New Childhood: How Kids Can Live, Learn, and Love in a Connected World, will be published by Little, Brown, and Company in early 2019.
The New Childhood: How Kids Can Live, Learn, and Love in a Connected World (2019)
Freeplay: A Video Game Guide to Maximum Euphoric Bliss (2013)
Occupy Psyche: Jungian and Archetypal Perspectives on a Movement (2012)
Buying Dharma: Reflections on Postural Yoga and Consumerism (2011)