Tuesday, October 12, 2010

T and T Oct. 12, 2010


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Photostory = free simple slide/movie creation - get some sample images HERE. See the project (gr. 1 - 3 multi-age) here

For Oct 18 - 21 - R/W/L

Games in Education? Are they beneficial? In what ways? How do we 'assess' progress?

R/W/L to at least one of these and try a game or two from the game sites:

What Exactly Are Kids Learning From Games?

George Lucas Foundation Series
Katie Salen On Learning With Games (Video)
James Paul Gee on Games and Assessment (Video)
No Gamer Left Behind (Video)

The Psych Files (blog with vodcast and text)

Research on violent games by Doug Gentile
Text interview with Doug Gentile on violent video games

Games Sites
Nobel Prize Site - Games

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