Monday, November 21, 2011

Do you "get" this?



If you're not a gamer, there's a chance you don't "get" this.

If you're a teacher, what's the chance you're a gamer?

If you're a teacher and not a gamer, there's a chance you don't "get" your students.

What if the characters in this commercial were from books and Michael was the reader?

I've often found that my personal experience with gaming has been a real asset when initiating conversations with kids. If nothing else, I get a sense that because I'm a gamer and a teacher, I'm just a little bit more relevant to my students.

Here are a few posts that I've written about video gaming and learning:

How I use Angry Birds in the classroom

More on How I use Angry Birds in the classroom

Learning and Gaming

Pleasantly Frustrating

Gaming in the Classroom: Rock Band

Assessment and Technology






1 comment:

  1. Excellent post.

    Look at the unassigned project someone did because of the teaser video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zr94Ot1j6K0&feature=related

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