Getting Started with Online Games and Simulations - from Free Technology for Teachers, Marjee Chmiel is an instructional technology specialist at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA
Why You Play Games documents some new research that describes what is going on in the heads of people who play certain types of video games. Basically scientists are beginning to suggest that the same video game will affect different people in different ways. But the end result is the same – neurotransmitters are released in the brains of all players, creating strong brain cell connections and long-term learning.
The Secret Heritage of Game-Based Learning Game-based schools may seem trendy but there's more tradition than meets the eye