Games, Learning and Society 8.0

on Jun 14, 2012
Games, Learning, and Society is one of the most exciting conferences around for anyone interested in the intersection of games, game development, and educational theory and practice. Ellen Jameson and I are on the scene at the University of...

Gee, what a future: A response to James Gee’s talk...

on Apr 16, 2012
A more detailed summary of James Gee's lecture can be found in the companion piece titled: Problems in education, as solved by James Paul Gee As a student, it’s incredibly distressing to hear James Gee speak about the future of the traditional...

Problems in education, as solved by James Paul Gee

on Apr 16, 2012
A few weeks ago, James Gee visited Indiana University and gave a talk on the foundering education system—with its failing standards and increasing disjointedness with most society—and proposed deferring to the natural state of knowledge in this...

Gaming the education system

on Mar 4, 2011
Posts have been less frequent than we'd like here at Motivate.Play lately, and it's high time to change that. But we can't let Travis' coverage of GDC take up the whole spotlight (just kidding...he's doing an awesome job). So while he's off covering...