Alicia DeSoto & Chris Meredith, Directors
Shadow Ridge Middle School Band
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"Good Video Games are challenging, long, hard, and complicated, and they engage the player in active learning." -J.P. Gee
"The sweet spot for engaged learning is providing students with a surmountable challenge." -J.P Gee
"Giving students content in smaller chunks and getting them to apply it before more content is provided is how both good education and good apps work." -Jose Bowen
Jessie Schell imagines a future where we will get points for almost everything: our toothbrush will know if we brush our teeth for three minutes and award us points, with bonus points if we brush five days in a row.
"Empirical evidence confirms that the combination of high expectations and low stakes (exactly the conditions of a good video game) matter for learning." -Jose Bowen
"High-quality feedback is frequent, immediate, discriminating, and loving." -L. D. Fink
The built-in learning process of games is what makes a game enjoyable. The progress a player makes in a game is through learning. It is the process of the human mind grasping and coming to understand a new system. -Wikipedia Education Game