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Flipping The MOOC With An ARG

Dr. Jeff D Borden has proposed an idea to flip the MOOC with an ARG. It’s from his own experience of implementing game-based learning in his classes. This is the explanation from him: It all began in 1997 actually.  I received a Graduate Assistantship from the University of Northern Colorado to co-teach a Courtroom Communication… Read More ›

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Alternate Reality Gaming Program for Youth

We were impressed by the Alternate Reality Gaming(ARG) facilitated on Youth Voices ( NYC Writing Project), it’s structured as a series of challenges for ELA, history/social studies, arts and media, and science. These challenges are tied to Common Core standards and competencies including Citing Evidence in Conversations, Independent Reading, Text-Dependent Research, Formulating Arguments in Areas of Interest,… Read More ›

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An Alternate Reality Game Needs Your Story about Education

I came across this story on the blog of Josh Spiro, “Will Play Games for Change”. Debates, critiques or discussion on education are often seen on internet, but not much is from students. It’s interesting to witness that game-like interactions can bring us different perspectives and mash-ups on a stale topic. It’s an alternate reality game called Ed… Read More ›

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).