Games are addictive. Just try asking your 14-year-old to put down Candy Crush Saga for a few minutes, and there’s a good chance you’ll encounter some serious resistance. But there’s more to the story than that. When psychologist Jane McGonigal Continue reading Why some kids get smarter by playing video games
Here’s a fun science-learning game that will teach you some basic concepts in physics. You’ll learn about velocity, probability, and force. This science learning game was put together by the NFL, Discovery Learning, and EA Sports™. I’m glad they did Continue reading Using football to learn the basics of physics
I’ve been giving a lot of serious thought to how to motivate students. Today I got the answer from the students themselves. I was assigned to help supervise an extended “study hall.” As you can imagine, many of the kids Continue reading What motivates good students?