Final Thoughts on Gaming and Learning
I wrap up my journey into gaming with some final thoughts, including what students shared at the end and where I may go from here with game design as a learning experience. A textbook resource that Bryant Paul Johnson lent me — Rules of Play by Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman — has been giving me some great ideas and theoretical insight around gaming and play, and how those elements have significant learning possibilities. At the end of our camp, a few kids asked if we would do a more advanced session next summer. I have a few more levels ahead of me, apparently …..