Mikael Uusi-Mäkelä

Chief Operating Officer
TeacherGaming

Profile

Mikael Uusi-Mäkelä is the COO and founder of TeacherGaming, a Finnish edtech brand that aims to make games in the classroom as common as textbooks. With a long career as a game-based learning researcher and evangelist, he’s become intimately familiar with the challenges game-using teachers face, but also with the unique, engaging power that games as a teaching tool can provide. In the last five years, he and the TeacherGaming team have brought 40+ blockbuster games to classrooms globally, including titles like Minecraft, Kerbal Space Program and Cities: Skylines. TeacherGaming also supports educators with tailor-made lesson materials and curriculum-aligned learning analytics, the development of which Mikael oversees.

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