Category Archives: gaming

Gaming the future of education: a student project

Can we improve our thinking about the future by creating and playing games? I think so.  The creative and imaginative potentials of gaming are well known, and I have have some history applying games to education’s future.  I first sought … Continue reading

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What do Americans think of computing gaming and gamers? Major differences revealed in new Pew study

Who plays computer games, and what does it mean?  Pew Research has a new study of American attitudes with some fascinating results.  This is important stuff for anyone interested in gaming and education.  A major takeaway is that Americans are quite … Continue reading

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Teens using tech: the latest from Pew Research

The always essential Pew Research Center updates us on their ongoing research into how American teens use technology.  As always, this is useful stuff, especially for anyone in education. Let me pull out details that struck me. Hardware: a mix … Continue reading

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How we play today

Down on the collective gold farm: I review Nick Yee’s important and thought-provoking study of how people live in massively multiplayer online games.  It’s called The Proteus Paradox, and I commend it to anyone interested in gaming, online life, or … Continue reading

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