Visualization, Connections, and Higher Order Thinking – a Guest Blog Post by Laura Gatto

May 17, 2013

“If you understand something in only one way, then you don't really understand it at all. The secret of what anything means to us depends on how we've connected it to all other things we know.” ...

Meaningful Fun: Why Video Games Should be Used in the Classroom (Part 3 of 3)

June 13, 2011

Educationally, traditional video games have much to offer at multiple levels: in the sub-conscious realm of information processing, at the conscious level in terms of content material, and above the m...

Meaningful Fun: Why Video Games Should be Used in the Classroom (Part 2 of 3)

June 13, 2011

Along with developing in gamers new methods of low-level but useful information processing, games can do an excellent job of teaching content material.  Playing the PC game Civilization can teach pla...