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Peggy Sheehy

Suffern Central School District
Game Master
Peggy Sheehy is an educator and change agent with strong opinions about education. She strives to create learning environments where students can take charge and experience agency, autonomy, and authenticity. For the past twenty-two years, she has served as classroom teacher, district technology trainer, curriculum developer, media specialist, online educator, consultant, Guild Master, TV host, in her mission to make school relevant. A pioneer in virtual worlds and games in education, Peggy describes these times as "The Metaissance.” She currently serves 6th-grade students in game-infused Humanities and 8th-graders in a game design course, Excalibur, at Suffern Central SD, NY.