Only have a few moments, but I wanted to link to Ulises’s characteristically thoughtful post concerning the Harper’s discussion I pointed to yesterday, one which prompts a response from one of the principals (I was meaning to see if Koster had a blog). Both posts elaborate on some of the elements I found most intriguing […]Read more "Some actual analysis of the Harper’s forum on educational gaming"
I doubt the piece will appear online, but the latest issue of Harper’s features a fairly extensive and often compelling discussion on the rise of educational gaming: Lesson plans are being adjusted accordingly. Last year hundreds of new educational video games were released, on subjects ranging from algebra to U.S. history. In order to assess […]Read more "Grand Theft Education — Harper’s takes on educational gaming and emergent narrative"
Don’t call it a comeback, or a blogfunk, Abject Learning was on vacation suckas, and now it’s back, lean and mean, mad as hell and taking names. I maintained admirable discipline during my time away, barely glimpsed my email, and only glanced at a few friend’s weblogs — being completely beyond internet access for two […]Read more "We now begin our ascent…"