Kurt Squire Kurt Squire is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Educational Communications and Technology division of Curriculum and Instruction and a research scientist a the Academic Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab. Squire is also a co-founder and current director of the Games, Learning, & Society Initiative, a group of over 50 faculty and students investigating game-based learning. Squire earned his doctorate in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University and is a former Montessori and primary school teacher. Before coming to Wisconsin, Squire was Research Manager of the Games-to-Teach Project at MIT, Co-Director of the Education Arcade, columnist for Computer Games magazine, and co-founder of Joystick101.org.
Carol J. Carter Carol is the author of 10 books for students in grades 5-12, as well as curricula, and she is the co-author of a book for parents, Stop Parenting and Start Coaching. In the past two years, LifeBound has published her books Critical and Creative Thinking for Teenagers and Leadership for Teenagers. Carol shares her professional experience with students to encourage them to think globally as they make their way into the world of work.