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By Rachel Bolstad
Not all Games for learning teachers started out as gamers. Today we're going to look at another trajectory followed by some of the game-using teachers in our study: The play-based learning advocates.
By Elliot Lawes
Meet Bob. Bob is a floating eyeball with a hard luck story he's dying to tell you. Are you willing to listen?
My last post discussed the diverse ways that teachers in the Games for learning project used games in their classrooms.
My last blog post , “Games OR learning”, asked whether digital games might be viewed by some teachers as distractions or intrusions into students’ learning time.
Many of my friends who are parents, and especially those of teenage boys seem mystified or despairing about the amount of time their children spend in darkened rooms playing digital games.
In October we convened our first games for learning project meet-and-greet with around a dozen game-curious primary, intermediate, and secondary teachers in Wellington.