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Thank you Wall Street Journal, it's in the Fashion Issue (of course it is) but we'll take it! "Feel Good Gaming" http://t.co/xZyV4vdRZ8

Games, Standards, and Assessment: Staying out of the Toxic Mess

Technology in School<p>Games, Standards, and Assessment: Staying out of the Toxic Mess<p>By James Paul Gee     Aug 20, 2013<p>CC BY 3.0 Flickr user …

Gamasutra interview about “What’s Next”

I did a little interview with Patrick Miller for Gamasutra, as part of the run-up to GDCNext. A snippet:<p><b>How do you see the role of games (and the</b> …

A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One Arduino At A Time

Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher.<p>Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in Pasadena, California. He adjusts his laptop on the workbench, then looks up and addresses the class. …

Video: 3 Crazy Maker Faire Projects

From flaming unicorns and drivable hammocks to chair-sized 3-D printers and cat-accommodating wagons, check out the highlights of NYC’s 2012 Maker Faire.<p>Thousands of inventors, hackers, makers, and do-it-yourself enthusiasts swarmed New York City this weekend to get a taste of Maker Faire, one the …

Why I spent 10th grade online

<i>Sophia Pink is an 11th grader at Washington International School.</i><p>Last year, while my classmates at Washington International School sat at their desks by day and did their homework by night, I skipped school. And not just once. I didn’t attend a single day of 10th grade.<p>In ninth grade, I was …

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Fate!!! Random woman behind me at airport gate is on the EXACT SAME LEVEL of candy crush as me :o http://t.co/pdryxFO8T4

Here Are Some Of The Biggest Successes In Mobile Gamification

Gamification, or the use of game elements to promote desired behaviors among customers and employees, has been a popular business strategy for decades. Loyalty programs, cereal box prizes, employee-of-the-month schemes, hidden tokens within video games and applications — these are all examples.<p>But …

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A Principal's Reflections

Digital Leadership is Not Optional<p>“<i>Leadership has less to do with position than it does disposition</i>.” – John Maxwell <b><br>I am currently working on a new</b> …

Deeper Learning-Not Just for Honor Students - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - deeper learning, edreform, education

Students in the same big American secondary schools often have very different experiences: students that start a few grade levels behind get a thin …

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“Quest teachers are warm, caring, enthusiastic, and passionate about what they do. I have never seen a more kid-friendly environment than Q2L.”<p>– …

The Games Pupils Play

When my son wasn't around, I practiced playing the game, and felt that I was getting pretty good. As I recall, I had moved up to level two, heading …

Don't Forget to Play!

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of …