Tag Archives: interest driven learning
September 28, 2020
One could say the only constant during this unprecedented time is change. Childcare centers and schools are adjusting from one day to the next in order to keep the children and families in their communities safe. Another constant, however, is the value of connecting with well-trained children’s library professionals. This is why the Association for […]
July 2, 2019
This summer, my High Point University colleagues and I are hosting a video game camp with twenty 9- to 11-year-olds in our local Boys and Girls Club. Across a series of five sessions, the students are learning some basic video game design principles and coding. Alternating their roles each session—from visual designer, sound designer, and […]
April 30, 2013
In this video, Dr. Constance Steinkuehler talks about her research on video games and literacy, and how learning skyrockets when students are passionate about the subject matter. Dr. Steinkuehler is Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This video appears courtesy of Edutopia.