Technology in School

Gameful Play

May 2, 2012

GAMEFUL PLAY: A new Brookings report, "How Blogs, Social Media, and Video Games Improve Education," showcases a few of the ways that blogs, wikis, social media platforms and video games are implemented in schools. Overall, it's a pretty optimistic take on the ways that low information costs broaden classroom dynamics to allow for new activities and collaboration. There's nothing particularly earth-shattering here, but scattered tidbits of use cases and new research and tools may be of interest to some folks.

Gameful Play

Technology in School

Gameful Play

May 2, 2012

GAMEFUL PLAY: A new Brookings report, "How Blogs, Social Media, and Video Games Improve Education," showcases a few of the ways that blogs, wikis, social media platforms and video games are implemented in schools. Overall, it's a pretty optimistic take on the ways that low information costs broaden classroom dynamics to allow for new activities and collaboration. There's nothing particularly earth-shattering here, but scattered tidbits of use cases and new research and tools may be of interest to some folks.

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