Immersive Minds will be at Insomnia61

Immersive Minds join us at Insomnia again this year bringing a raft of immersive learning activities including returning favourites - the Minecraft in Education Zone and the Minecraft Virtual Reality Zone. New to the Immersive Minds stand this year is a Parent Zone – an area where parents, teachers or anyone interested in using Digital Games for learning can drop in and have a chat. Immersive Minds will also be running daily Education Shows and Live streams. You can see their full schedule below and follow @immersiveminds for live updates.

Immersive Minds - Stage/ Demo / Presentations

11am-11.30am - Games-Based Learning & Education  

Stephen Reid from Immersive Minds discusses the potential of digital games to be powerful tools for curriculum learning, informal education and soft-skills development. If you are a parent, teacher or anyone interested learning more about how games can be used to their fullest potential with children then pop along to the Immersive Minds stand.

3.30-4pm - Minecraft in Education

Join Stephen Reid from Immersive Minds as he explores the ways in which Minecraft can be used as a powerful tool to aid classroom learning as well as learning at home. If you are a parent, teacher or anyone interested in finding out more about how you can support your child’s learning through games come join us at the Immersive Minds stand.

11am-11.30am - Games-Based Learning & Education

Stephen Reid from Immersive Minds discusses the potential of digital games to be powerful tools for curriculum learning, informal education and soft-skills development. If you are a parent, teacher or anyone interested learning more about how games can be used to their fullest potential with children then pop along to the Immersive Minds stand.

3.30-4pm - Crafting the Past – Using Minecraft to support History Education

Join Stephen Reid as he explores the vast potential of Minecraft for learning about history, archeology and people of the past.

11am-11.30am - Minecraft and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) learning

Stephen Reid showcases the Immersive Minds STEM world and discusses how Minecraft can be used to develop skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths – and many, many more!

3.30-4pm - Minecraft – Literacy and Writing for the Trenches

Join the Immersive Minds team as they explore their award-winning Toy Soldiers Sketchfab design. Stephen Reid will explore how Minecraft can be used to support the development of literacy skills as part of a cross-curricular humanities project

11-11.30am - Minecraft – Empathy & Critical thinking 

Join Stephen Reid as he explores the Immersive Minds humanities Minecraft lessons developed to support teachers and parents in examining complex world issues such as war, famine and refugees and how these can be used to support soft-skills and higher order thinking.

Steam Schedule 

2pm-3pm - Crafting the Past:The Mysteries of St. Kilda 

Alan warm up stream with Stephen Reid

Join @immersiveMind and @Theo_the_Ape on our opening live stream as we explore the mysterious island of St Kilda in #Minecraft and it’s potential for unlocking ancient archeological secrets that might just help humanity create a sustainable future.

4pm-5pm - Kerbal Space Program Physics Challenge

Alan & Dweia

Join our Immersive Space Race as @theo_the_ape & @dweia131 compete to see who will be first to land Kerbal boots on “the Mun” in Kerbal Space Program.

2pm-3pm - Minecraft Music Challenge

Alan, Starrlett & Iris Angel

Join @Theo_the_Ape @Starrlett20 @IrisAngelLP as they take you on a tour of our #Minecraft Music World. The band is back together, but can they get them on tour on time?

4pm-5pm - Minecraft Showcase - WaterAid

Alan, Starrlett & Minimuka

Join @Theo_the_Ape & @MiniMukaYT as they battle against the odds to create some innovative solutions in our polluted #WaterAid map! They’ll be against the clock – can they do it?

2pm - Refugee Map

Alan & Starrlett

In this live stream @Theo_the_Ape & @Starrlett20 step into the shoes of refugees. After being plunged into crisis, they’ll have to be quick on their feet, make some hard choices and decide how best to overcome obstacles to make their way to a safe haven. Join them and see if they make it safely to shore with their families.4pm - The Immersive Minds RANDOM Minecraft Challenge

4pm - The Immersive Minds RANDOM Minecraft Challenge

Alan, Dweia & Iris

Unprepared and unscripted with @IrisAngelLP and @Dweia131 ! The team will have 60 minutes to solve a challenge that the Immersive Minds will set them. The stakes are high and reputations are on the line – tune in for an epic Immersive Minds block-a-thon

2pm - Minecraft Coding with Command Blocks

Alan and Stephen

Join @ImmersiveMind and @Theo_the_Ape as they take you on a whistle stop adventure of levers, switches and buttons using command blocks

4pm - #Minecraft Twitter Challenge

Alan and Kaze

Join @Theo_the_Ape and @VoKaze as they battle it out on a live challenge in response to our twitter follower’s suggestions! What would you have them build? Tweet us @ImmersiveMinds

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