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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. 

Date posted: 15 September 2016

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?

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Date posted: 29 August 2016

By Rachel Bolstad

My last post discussed the diverse ways that teachers in the Games for learning project used games in their classrooms.

Read rest of post: Advice from game-using teachers
Date posted: 5 August 2016

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.

Date posted: 4 August 2016

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.

Date posted: 4 August 2016

By Rachel Bolstad

Read rest of post: Games OR learning?
Date posted: 12 July 2016

Getting our heads back in the game

Date posted: 15 February 2016

Are you a "game-curious" teacher?

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.

Date posted: 4 November 2015

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