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Learning about the game: designing science games for a generation of gamers

This is what happens when we bring ‘‘video games’’ into the classroom: youth insist on
playing them like video games. Continue reading

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My Ed Tech Dissertation Proposal in Prezi

This semester, I’m enrolled in a doctoral proposal course. The purpose of the course is to help students about to defend their dissertation proposal with a community of critical readers. It is a great idea, imho, to keep us on … Continue reading

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No student every needs to dissect anything, ever

hat exactly do students get out of dissecting animals? DO we have empirical evidence that they make students better recorders of nature? That they motivate students to become scientists? Why don’t we hold our previously held assumptions to the same scrutiny that we hold tradition? Continue reading

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