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Why Virtual Worlds, why not Earth? – Four Reasons from Edward Castronova

Happy people, those actively and successfully pursuing their goals, generally don’t ask “what’s the meaning of life?” or “why am I doing this and not that?” They’ve taken paths that suit them, are satisfied with their progress, and enjoy what … Continue reading

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Game-like Learning Lives – perhaps in a school near you!

I keep coming back to Kelsey’s response when I asked the class, “Why would educators be interested in experiencing World of Warcraft?” His hand shot up, and with a big smile he said, “To know what your students are doing … Continue reading

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While Working in World of Warcraft…

While working in World of Warcraft, I’ve learned a few things about teaching and myself – and I’m learning a new language, including lots of acronyms. Yes, I did something I never imagined doing: I got deeply involved in a … Continue reading

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