Video Games: An Educational Exploration by a Teacher/Gamer/Graduate Student

On my fifth birthday I received a Nintendo Entertainment System which came with Super Mario Bros. and Duck Hunt.  Eventually I moved up to other systems such as a Sega Genesis and a Super Nintendo.  I even played some of the first massive multiplayer online games such as Ultima Online and Everquest as a teenager.  So naturally growing up, video games were part of my life. Image... Continue Reading →

Board Games

It’s a cold winter Saturday night in Winnipeg.  The hometown hockey team, the Winnipeg Jets are not playing, with the Saturday time slot on Hockey Night in Canada usually taken by the Toronto Maple Leafs and other Canadian NHL teams.  At my kitchen table sit a couple of teachers, a welder, an accountant, and a... Continue Reading →

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