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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.

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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