learning orientation

One of the opportunities offered through PennGSE' was a graduate class focused on video games in/and education. Embedded in the class is an independent project on a video game of your choice and its implications upon learning. I felt it a perfect time to revisit a video game that had such a impact on youth culture during my time in high school: Grand Theft Auto Vice City. I fully understand and...
I’ve been thinking a lot this year about connected learning. Wondering which principles already live in my classroom and how I might breathe life into other.   Our final project this year was to create a digital story. “Production centered” - check. After weeks of reading memoirs and various brainstorming and free write strategies students crafted their own narrative. Drafts were shared with...