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Musings under an Apple Tree — Francine Van Hove

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Cheat Code

Motoko Rich’s article “The Future of Reading,” published in today’s New York Times, discusses the emerging trend in publishing and education of reaching out to young readers via video games. According to the article– Increasingly, authors, teachers, librarians and publishers are embracing this fast-paced, image-laden… Read More

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Gaming Literacy

According to this NPR report, the MacArthur Foundation is providing a $1.1 million grant to create a new middle/high school in New York with a curriculum based on video game design. The idea here is that video game design promotes a new type of literacy… Read More