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Bringing the Minecraft to ECOO 2013

» by October 5, 2013 at 2:09 pm » Comments (4)

I'll be yammering on about Minecraft a lot this October at the upcoming ECOO 2013 conference, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Last year's ECOO Minecraft Madness was a lot of fun ...more »

Ganked gets a cover and I learn three things about creativity

» by August 31, 2013 at 12:34 pm » Comments (0)

I've written more 30 books for kids from sci-fi graphic novels to cute picture books about animals.  While I'm happy with each book, I didn't have much say about one ...more »

Cube World: the next video game your students will be talking about

» by August 15, 2013 at 2:16 pm » Comments (0)

This coming school year, teachers and parents could be hearing talk of a brand new game inspired by Minecraft, but adding role-playing game (RPG) elements that so many kids (and ...more »

Three newly releasesd books to tackle online bullying in your classroom

» by August 8, 2013 at 11:43 am » Comments (0)

I fill many roles in my daily life: children's writer, digital games-based-learning critic and advocate and virtual world community manager and finally elementary school teacher. The recent tragic  events of children ...more »

Two quick ways to secure your Minecraft server

» by August 5, 2013 at 2:05 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="Avoid griefing like this. Activate your server white-list!"][/caption] As Minecraft continues to storm through the world of gaming, education and everywhere else, one thing is for certain: ...more »

Three self publishing lessons I’m bringing into my classroom (and so can you!)

» by July 29, 2013 at 12:36 pm » Comments (0)

I've been writing professionally for nearly 20 years, but in the last year I've really started to have fun. And I've started to make real mistakes. Both the fun and the ...more »

Seeing E-books from three sides: why writers, readers and teachers win

» by July 10, 2013 at 6:45 pm » Comments (0)

If you haven't already noticed, e-books have kinda knocked the whole publishing industry on its head. I haven't written much about  those changes around here, but I think about it ...more »
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