Tag: empowerment

  • Games to empower

    Games to empower

    There are essentially three camps among educators who support the idea of integrating video games and learning: those who are playing video games as a means to support student learning (e.g. Minecraft, SimCity Edu, Civilization, augmented reality simulations) those who are creating video games as a means to support student learning (e.g. Scratch, Globaloria, Gamestar…

  • Researching Research

    Researching Research

    I am researching research. I know, it all sounds very meta. But following my tenth grade English students’ completion of our 20% time research projects, I wondered just how much of a difference, if any, this type of inquiry-based research writing assignment made for my practicing writers. And so I ended up undertaking a type…

  • Empowering Students through Documentary Filmmaking with George Mayo, Joel Malley, and Brian Paccione – Teachers Teaching Teachers #283 – 2.8.12

    TTT #283 – 2.8.12 – 47:47 min.   Paul Allison was so inspired by George Mayo’s “conversation” at Educon 2.4 the last weekend of January http://educon24.org/conversations/Empowering_Students_Through_Documentary_Filmmaking that we invited him and his filmmaking colleague, Joel Malley to join us for this episode of Teachers Teaching Teachers. (Please subscribe: http://teachersteachingteachers.org/?feed=rss2 ) George and Joel talk about…