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Video games and literacy

At the University of Wisconsin, I was lucky to interact with the Games, Learning, and Society group, who look at video games as a way to unlock what works with learning.  In that group is Constance Steinkuehler (great name), who has found that video games can be a way to address the literacy crisis with teenage boys.  Check out this video where she does a much better talking about it than I can describe.

Constance Steinkuehler from New Learning Institute on Vimeo.

Hearing her message compared to the current “teach to the test” mindset that is happening in schools has inspired me….

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