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Quest to Learn "Games" the School System

Nov 15, 2013

LOOK MOM, I’M GAMING: If you’re skeptical about the positive effects of gaming, this might be the article for you. Middle school guidance counselor Rachelle Vallon takes us through a day at Quest to Learn, a school that incorporates game-based learning to foster collaborative student-led learning. As a particular point of pride, Quest to Learn implements “Boss Level challenges”, where students create and execute complex projects that apply knowledge gathered during the previous trimester.

Quest to Learn "Games" the School System

column | Technology in School

Quest to Learn "Games" the School System

Nov 15, 2013

LOOK MOM, I’M GAMING: If you’re skeptical about the positive effects of gaming, this might be the article for you. Middle school guidance counselor Rachelle Vallon takes us through a day at Quest to Learn, a school that incorporates game-based learning to foster collaborative student-led learning. As a particular point of pride, Quest to Learn implements “Boss Level challenges”, where students create and execute complex projects that apply knowledge gathered during the previous trimester.

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