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Jennifer Samuels's insight:
Amazing article for analysis and to teach and inspire students on how to incorportate multiple forms of media into one creation. I had my students analyze how the different forms of media affect the whole, the ways the different forms of media were being used, and the author's use of figurative language. This article is rich with many possiblilities.
"Utopian visions of learning are tempting, if for no other reason than they absolve us of accountability to create it right now, leading to nebulous romanticizing about how powerful learning could be if we just did more of X and Y. But therein lies the rub: Tomorrow’s learning is already available, and below are 7 of the most compelling and powerful trends, concepts, and resources that represent its promise."
Moblab made a persuasive inforgraphic about game-based learning with the result from interview with hundreds of economic professors. Based in Pasadena, CA, MobLab is a venture capital backed startup dedicated to delivering mobile education for interactive games in social science classroom. Led by founders from Caltech, it’s a group of dedicated engineers, academics, designers, and entrepreneurs. With a MobLab account you can setup, run, and analyze games in classrooms, laboratories, and in the field.