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Michelle Kassorla

Call for Participation: The Generative Literature Project - 20 views

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    We need the participation of 10-12 Creative Writing/Digital Writing Professors and their classes in Fall 2014 to create a generative, digital, gamified, online novel. Application Deadline: June 15
Josephine Dorado

World of Warcraft Finds Its Way Into Class | MindShift - 36 views

  • “When I bring these to their other teachers, I am consistently told, ‘I don’t get anything like this from them,’” Sheehy said in reference to the writing her students produce. They write complex arguments because they are passionate about the game, the storyline, and the class. “When there is no passion you get dutiful, for the grade work,” she said.
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    Some educators are using popular commercial games like World of Warcraft (WoW) to create curriculum around the game (via @Learnfreeli)
Josephine Dorado

Football vs Math (It's The How) - YouTube - 44 views

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    Football vs Math: This is a video about a core concept in 21st century education- students don't care about what they learn, but they do care how they learn. This is unscripted and the students in this video were not coached in any way.
Josephine Dorado

"9 Minutes" Mobile Game Evaluation Demonstrates Positive Change for Pregnant Women | Ga... - 19 views

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    Positive results of a recent evaluation of the mobile phone game, 9 Minutes, that was produced as part of the "Half the Sky Movement". The game was developed for feature phones commonly used in India and East Africa. 9 Minutes plays out the adventure of pregnancy and rewards pregnant women and their spouses for keeping both mother-to-be and the baby inside her healthy and happy.
Josephine Dorado

The Zed Omegas - 48 views

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    Social issues game that revolves around six dropouts crowdsourcing why education has failed them. From Ken Eklund, the creator of a World Without Oil, ED ZED OMEGA is like a documentary, except on social media. The main goal is to re-imagine education by sharing your experiences with these six disenchants.
Josephine Dorado

My TED talk: 7 ways games reward the brain | Tom Chatfield - 107 views

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    lessons games can teach us about engagement and about learning itself
Josephine Dorado

Power House | Power House - 7 views

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    game play to reduce energy use
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