Teaching with Portal 2

I’ve been hoping for this day for some time — the intersection of gaming and education into the mainstream. At last year’s Games for Change conference, Valve’s Gabe Newell announced that he would put his considerable resources into working with educators to bring physics to students via Portal and Portal 2. Well, the site is READY and it debuted TODAY at this year’s Games for Change conference!

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Defining Cheating

When someone says “Don’t cheat” what do they really mean? Students often commit acts of academic dishonesty not because they are lazy, but because they did not understand that what they were doing was considered cheating. This video will explore various definitions of cheats in order to help you communicate clearly to your students what you define as cheating. Continue reading

A HA Gaming! “Curricular gaming and simulations to make learning real.”

This Scoop-It site (Yes, we like Scoop-it here at ASU Online!) is a quick and dirty attempt to bring you the latest and greatest educational gaming research.  It is not exhaustive by any means as we don’t want you overwhelmed.  A HA Gaming! is just a starting point!

Want to see some actual GAMES?  Go to my Games in the Curriculum Scoop-it at  http://www.scoop.it/t/games-in-the-curriculum.