2008 March

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Monthly Archives: March 2008

School but not school: Dave Eggers rethinks education

» by March 23, 2008 at 2:44 pm » Comments (0)

Many times I'm introduced to something so smart, so innovative and already so established I wonder "Why didn't I hear about this earlier?" The latest example came thanks Kevin Jarrett ...more »

Levelling Up: two-digit math in kids’ video games.

» by March 22, 2008 at 11:01 am » Comments (1)

As I move forward with my teacher education, one of the key issues I keep reading about is student disengagement. Over the past few weeks working in a grade 5 ...more »

Wild Ride nominated for Hackmatack Award

» by March 12, 2008 at 11:50 am » Comments (2)

I just received word yesterday that my new graphic novel, Wild Ride, is nominated for the 2008/09 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award! This is a great surprise and very great honour ...more »

links for 2008-03-05

» by March 4, 2008 at 8:26 pm » Comments (2)

Civilization Creator Lists Three Most Important Innovations in Gaming | Game | Life from Wired.com "Sid Meier pointed to the personal computer, Sim City, and Nintendo's Seal of Approval as the ...more »

links for 2008-03-03

» by March 2, 2008 at 8:24 pm » Comments (0)

VW homes to watch real homes and other crazyness "Soon real buildings will be monitored and taken care of remotely through cyber replicas on the net — and their inhabitants too." ...more »

Edu-VWs gain ground with Quest Atlantis funding

» by March 2, 2008 at 11:30 am » Comments (0)

With the recent swarm of new toy-based virtual worlds for kids launching in the coming months, I was very happy to hear [via Virtual World News] that the MacArthur Foundation ...more »

Thinking critically about kids VWs at OISE/UT Conference

» by March 1, 2008 at 3:34 pm » Comments (2)

I just finished presenting Chillin' at Club Penguin to a small but enthusiastic group at the OISE Dean's Conference at University of Toronto. Happy to say that it went well, ...more »
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