Category Archives: Video games

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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Why I love teaching but can’t go back

Talking about game design allowed the kids to really shine in ways that reflected true STEAM thinking. Continue reading

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We won CODIEs!

We submitted our 3 energy unit games as one packet of games to the Software and Information Industry Association’s award for Best Educational Game. This is very much an “its just nice to be nominated” situation. Winning was highly unexpected … Continue reading

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Classroom constraints & the pass-back effect: Games designed to transcend generational divides

I am excited to be giving a talk today with Nina Walia as part of Games for Learning: Research and Design Innovation at NYU. It’s a quick talk, but I wanted to make sure those interested could take a look … Continue reading

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