GBL: Teaching with Alternative Reality

Matt Farber and Steve Isaacs with John Fallon


ARG is an acronym for alternate reality games. Learn how teachers are using this powerful gaming model  to engage students in riveting learning experiences.

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      Most, if not all, of the material I use in my classes is decided upon after the first three or four lessons. It's very important to me to know ...

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    Most people are surprised to find out that I am a huge video-game nerd. I wow them with my extensive knowledge and collection of video games and I a ...

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