A Stellar Example of Ed vs. Fun: Virtual Frog Dissection

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes I was looking at a “Top Ten Best of” list today. There are dozens, if not hundreds of these. It’s rarely made clear why or how the people posting these lists are qualified to judge, nor is it usually explained … Continue reading

Choose: Education OR Fun. Apparently, you can’t have both.

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve talked about this before (Trading off between Education and Fun??? SRSLY?, and FUN Should NOT be an ‘F’-Word). I even wrote about this in my book. Many people in Education seem to believe that fun and education are at … Continue reading

FUN Should NOT be an ‘F’-Word

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes … but, sadly, it appears it still is. Playing with Reality at the Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education. The opening keynote by Nathan Verrill, co-founder of Natron Baxter, set the tone for … Continue reading

Trading off between Education and Fun??? SRSLY?

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes The Wall Must Come Down | Learning From Hollywood. Some years ago I did a survey with public school teachers to see if they were using games in school, and if not, why not. Some of the obvious and significant … Continue reading