I can't hear you, Bert.

I can’t hear you, Bert. (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) I walk into my classroom about two minutes before class starts. It’s a great hybrid room, with 24 workstations around the outer edges, tables in the middle, and a huge projection screen up front. As usual, a few students who aren’t in my class are using the computers. Some have obviously just come into the room and are just logging on. “A class…

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Super Columbine Massacre

The vast majority of gamers know life is not a Doom level – these rules are merely simplifications and abstractions that streamline very complex actions for smoother gameplay. We know when someone is shot in the head they do not lose 20 hitpoints. Games are not an excuse for their worldview, but rather a useful metaphor that allows us to jump into their heads for awhile. One thing that kept…