7 ways Video Games Engage the Brain
Tom Chatfield shares at TED his seven examples of how gamification concepts can be used to engage people’s brains…outside of game worlds. I put there here for your quick review…but really watch the whole presentation. It’s quite good. Experience bars measuring progress Multiple long and short-term aims Rewards for effort Rapid, frequent, clear feedback An [...]read more
Losing boys in elementary school
Ali Carr-Chellman spells out three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys, and video games that teach as well as entertain. This video is an eye-opening look at the need [...]read more
Can Gamer=Change Agent??
If you are an educator…and have used, or plan to use video games in your learning environment…YOU NEED TO WATCH THIS VIDEO!read more