Gaming a Writing Assignment

I’ve heard about gaming and education for awhile now, but it wasn’t until Peter Kittle‘s presentation at the CWP CATE Pre-Conference yesterday that I clearly understood how I could use gaming to promote learning. Peter said four words that made everything suddenly clear: quests, experience points, badges. Those four words …

Digital Teacher Project

This semester, I decided to include what I’m calling the “Digital Teacher Project” in my Methods class for pre-service teachers. My goal is to have my students understand how participating in professional learning networks can give them much needed support and help at this stage in their teaching careers–and in …