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More Multi-School Minecraft Mayhem (& Learning) coming to the Academy of the Impossible

» by June 3, 2013 at 8:39 pm » Comments (0)

I'm very excited to announce that myself and my GamingEdus pals will be returning to the amazing Academy of the Impossible for another night of Minecraft Mayhem & Learning. It all ...more »

An Overdue Tour of the Multi-School Minecraft Server

» by May 4, 2013 at 1:11 pm » Comments (0)

Since we launched the Multi-School Minecraft server in early 2012, myself and my GamingEdu pals have received a lot of questions about it. The most common question is usually: "What ...more »

From the Vault: My interview with James Paul Gee from 2004

» by April 19, 2013 at 7:12 am » Comments (1)

Back in 2003, I was a struggling freelance writer with a few graphic novels for kids under my belt. I was pitching articles to magazines, playing a lot of video ...more »

Five Essential Plugins for Minecraft School Servers

» by February 24, 2013 at 5:11 pm » Comments (6)

[caption id="attachment_1219" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Plugins can control chaos like these student spawned Blazes. (But chaos is good sometimes!)"][/caption] Last November, the GamingEdus Minecraft server celebrated its first year anniversary. In the time, ...more »

Multi-School Minecraft and the Digital Learning Commons

» by February 5, 2013 at 7:39 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_1178" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Students flying around our virtual learning commons."][/caption] As you might know, last week I spoke at the Ontario Library Association's 2013 Super Conference about my GamingEdus Multi-School ...more »

Getting Started in Minecraft: From Zero to Punching Wood

» by February 1, 2013 at 9:41 am » Comments (4)

A few months ago, the GamingEdus team was interviewed about using Minecraft in Education by Seann Dikkers, for an upcoming book on the subject to be published by the University ...more »

Talking Minecraft at OLA Super Conference 2013

» by January 28, 2013 at 6:21 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="attachment_1139" align="alignleft" width="255" caption="Multi-School Minecraft server in action!"][/caption] I do a lot of talking about alternative literacies in education, like graphic novels and video games. On Friday, February 1st, I'll ...more »
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