Catalyzing Engagement
Get the player to the puzzle

Cutting Edge
adjacent

ADJACENT

 

QUOTES

Quick conversational substitutes for thought

When it comes to 
Video Games, 

How things actually get done 

Adults think of technology as a tool. Young people think of it as a foundation. It underlies everything they do.

-Marc Prensky

Not failing; learning.
Unless you repeat the exact same thing.
Then you're failing.

Expertise is not 
some fixed prior ability 
but, 
PURPOSEFUL ENGAGEMENT

Happiness is finding your zone of proximal development.

A great argument for students owning their education

 

History of Ed Tec

PhD wisdom from The Dissertation Journey courtesy of Colin Terry

 

Pedagogy for adult learners

Show. Don't tell. 
10 minutes per topic max
Tell + Test = Depressed
Lecture is Old School. 

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Less Sage on Stage and more Guide Alongside.

Give them enough context to get their hands dirty and turn them loose while watching them like a hawk and interceding as necessary

Deputize classroom Subject Matter Experts
while watching them like a hawk and interceding as necessary 

Partner with the technology
while watching them like a hawk and interceding as necessary 

Iteration
ITERATION
I t e r a t i o n 

What you know has become increasingly less important than 

the ability to find knowledge and 

what you can do with it.