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By Sue McDowall

One of the teachers in the Games for Learning project described a conversation she had with the students in her class about how they might transfer into their school work the resilience and perseverance they showed when failing during gaming:

Date posted: 25 October 2016

One of the questions that we, and the teachers we work with on the Games for learning project, are fascinated by, is what makes games so engaging.

Date posted: 3 October 2016

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?

Read rest of post: Meet Bob
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

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