On this episode, Deb and Tom from the Internet of Unintended Consequences (IoUC) interview Deborah Thomas, founder and principal of Silly Monkey(http://www.sillymonkeyinternational.com). With a name like that what could her company be about? Games – specifically gamification. Join us for an interesting discussion of games, online games, the digital gaming environment and how the gaming technology has and is affecting us. Don’t forget to call in with your questions at 646-716-6886, post the question on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/TIOUC or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deborah Thomas is owner of SillyMonkey, LLC, a game-based learning boutique. Early in her career she was a teacher at one of the worst performing middle schools in the country, she drove her students’ SAT scores up 30 percent by using innovative techniques she created. She applied that passion for helping people retain learning through games for Fortune 500 companies such as The Coca-Cola Company. Honored with the 2011 Best Fun and Serious Game Award Europe, 2009 ATD Dugan Laird Award, 2009 ATD Atlanta E-Learning Excellence. Deborah is a past President of NASAGA and Georgia Game and Development Association Atlanta.