Two for Tuesday: Learning from Games and Two Minute Test


1) James Paul Gee’s paper “Good Games and Good Learning” searches for similarities between good games and good instruction. “How can we make learning in and out of school, with or without using games, more game-like in the sense of using the sorts of learning principles young people see in good games every day when and if they are playing these games reflectively and strategically?”

2) Two Minute Test is a fun, interactive, HTML5-based site that asks, “Do you have some of the knowledge required to become a teacher?” I scored a 77 — ordering the Solar System was my downfall.