Gaming to Save the World!

shutterstock_220109482I watched a couple of TED videos recently about online games that really intrigued me. As gamification continues to make waves in the learning industry, I thought I’d take the time to write about the power of gaming from a traditional gaming perspective.

Granted, I am a recent grad in his 20s, who plays a lot of video games, but I’m certain you’ll find some great nuggets just like I did. Continue reading

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A Little Acknowledgement Goes a Long Way

Do you remember a teacher who acknowledged your work in school? A boss who complimented your work? I bet you do. If what comes to mind is pretty far back there, it might be because acknowledgements are sometimes few and far between, but if you look back, all our lives we have been rewarded and recognized for doing well in one way or another. Continue reading