Teaching Through Games

Online Resources for Teaching and Learning

Patricia Harris, PhD

After working more than 10 years in public schools both rural and urban and spending 8 years at an engineering school teaching social sciences, communication skills, and technology, Dr. Patricia Harris spent the last years of her career as head of an elementary education program, technology coordinator for the education department, and educational consultant for a physicians assistant graduate program. Her research and practical focus in education has been working with teachers at all grade levels, including working with an elementary teacher to co-teach a clinical class for several years, to build pedagogical strength. Dr. Harris's experience with social studies and science instructional methodology helps inform the curriculum alignment and classroom use scenarios presented here.