ClassConstance Steinkuehler on World of Warcraft as a learning environment
Smart Attendance - place your name under your choice
Smart software download and some extra Galleries for specific subjects
Next class is Monday - check the RWL below.
Pre-service teacher tech info session Oct 20 - Invitation letter
Questions about assignments??
Important Ideas # 8 and 9
Games in Education - beyond Jeopardy and review
- Are they beneficial?
- What is learned?
- How do we 'assess' progress?
- How do we ‘justify’ using games to admin and parents?
- Are problem-solving, collaboration, communication, literacy, critical thinking enough? x Employability skills
Assessment - James Paul Gee on Games and Assessment (Video)
What Exactly Are Kids Learning From Games?
Apps and games
What are the obstacles for you in using games?
McLuhan speech - first 10 minutes
A17 - LabTry out some games in your subject area - critique them based on:
Ease of play
Bio Games link - Spongelab Interactive
explorelearning.com - class code: 3FRYNF7PEQ
Stu's Quiz Boxes (requires a download and install on a WIndows computer)
The Problem Site
Nobel Prize Site - Games
HIstory Games - BBC
Colorado U project
Game Creation software
Kodu - easy to learn 3D game cration
RWL - Technology Bias for Monday!!At least TWO of the following and bring your notes:
What You Don't Know Can Hurt You - http://www.sustainable-city.org/intervws/mander.htm
http://fora.tv/2006/11/28/Paradigm_Wars#fullprogram - You can watch just segments of this using the choices listed. It would not paly in Firefox for me, but was fine in Chrome.
General videos by Mander - or do your own search
Lakoff and Johnson - Metaphors We Live By - and a summary and Bower's critique
Lakoff video of how this started
Lakoff video - Framing
Neil Postman - Five Things we should Know About Technological Change