Sunday, January 23, 2011

Understanding Cancer through Gaming

Cancer has touched the students at NEMS first-hand in that one of our well-known students' is in the toughest battle of her life. In an effort to understand what she's going through students can engage in research to learn how cancer affects the body. Re-Mission the game is the first step toward engagement understanding and learning. Watch this video to see how James Paul Gee's learning principles promote education while involving students in a a valuable lesson.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Gaming in the Classroom

If you're looking for a way to teach your students about humanitarian efforts then your search is over. Food Force is an interactive game that allows for student self-assessment while saving the world.

There are an infinite number of ways to use online, video and table top games to introduce or teach a lesson.  Contact me to learn more.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Teaching Character Education with Facebook? Yes!

This video showcases how to use the Facebook social networking tool NightClub City to teach character education to secondary students.  There are a ton of games of Facebook that can be turned into classroom tools.  Contact me to learn more.