The following post was originally published for Ryerson University’s EDGElab blog
This is a picture of learning in action. It’s what happens when you go off-road and really explore and test the limits of things and disaster becomes success. It’s also the basis for meaningful, autonomous and open ended learning and play. And the starting [...]
Happy as I am that some educators have recognised the value and importance of videogames for learning, I’m increasingly concerned about approaches that I think will suck the life out of gaming and play. I’ve already written about meaningful approaches to learning about and with games (which touched on gamification) but I felt a [...]
Remix artist Pogo’s Disney remix “Alice”
In 2009, I came across the inspiring work of self-taught Australian remix musician Nick Bertke (aka “Pogo”). As a media teacher doing remix in my own media production classes, I was interested in learning more about Pogo and his creative process. So I interviewed him about it.
What I [...]