New to games & learning?

I keep writing about how I perceive and work with games in education. If you are new to the field, however, there are far better ways to get up to speed. Why not listen to the worlds’ finest experts across research and practice? I always try to do that, and now...

Writing about video games

I have long felt a growing urge to write more about video games. “But you already do”, even the most occasional reader of this blog would probably argue. They would be right. I do write about games, and as often as possible. What I have come to think...

Bridging gaps

…is a major part of what I’m always trying to do. (Using an actual bridge to illustrate the metaphor is cheesy, I know, but bridges look kinda cool, so bear with me). I am not certain if I am actually particularly suited for doing so, but I am sure as hell...

A model for digital literacy

I have previously written about digital literacy, and will surely continue to do so, as the importance of this new literacy is hard to overestimate. At the moment I am writing a paper for 4th European Conference on Games Based Learning on developing a special...

Digital natives get lost, too!

Kids know the media. They multitask with ease, surfing the internet while watching a movie, writing an sms, making a call on Skype, listening to music on iTunes and reading a book (the latter might be reserved for the few remaining book-geeks). They navigate with a...