Tagged with video games

Steinkuehler’s views on interest-driven learning

“Games scholar Constance Steinkuehler has joined the White House as a senior policy analyst in the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Steinkuehler is charged with helping the administration design games to “improve health, education, civic engagement and the environment, among other areas,” according to USA Today.” Link to article in it’s entirety here –> … Continue reading

Horizon Reports 2008 – 2011

“Schools, office buildings and other worksites are filled with people who have never known a world without videogames, cell phones, and the internet. In the four years between 2006 and 2010, nearly one in five US workers is expected to retire, to be replaced primarily by 18-40 year-olds who grew up with videogames.”  (Trybus) This … Continue reading

Two Technologies for Use in Corporate Training

“Schools, office buildings and other worksites are filled with people who have never known a world without videogames, cell phones, and the internet. In the four years between 2006 and 2010, nearly one in five US workers is expected to retire, to be replaced primarily by 18-40 year-olds who grew up with videogames.”  (Trybus) With … Continue reading

A New Culture of Learning

I just finished reading the interview articles with John Seely Brown and Douglas Thomas and it was great.  I was actually excited about what I was reading and a few times said “YESSSS” out loud and made my 1 year old look at me like I lost my mind. I am very interested in gaming … Continue reading