Technology in School

40 on Games

May 16, 2012

40 ON GAMES: Everything you need here to load up on knowledge and resources around serious games. According to Wikipedia (one of the links), a serious game is intended to solve a problem. This place is a treasure trove: TEDTalks from Ms. Jane McGonigal (we mentioned her book here), another Michigan State sighting, and commentary from one of Leonard’s fave Stanford professors, Dr. Byron Reeves, on why “work sucks--games are great.” Not every link is purely educational but they all attest to the transformational power of games.

Technology in School

40 on Games

May 16, 2012

40 ON GAMES: Everything you need here to load up on knowledge and resources around serious games. According to Wikipedia (one of the links), a serious game is intended to solve a problem. This place is a treasure trove: TEDTalks from Ms. Jane McGonigal (we mentioned her book here), another Michigan State sighting, and commentary from one of Leonard’s fave Stanford professors, Dr. Byron Reeves, on why “work sucks--games are great.” Not every link is purely educational but they all attest to the transformational power of games.

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