Saturday, June 21, 2008

Episode 24 Don't Hate the Player, Love the Game

Show Notes:

Dan and Jeff mix up the format a little so look for tech in the discussion segment.

Discussion: @9:45
Dan and Jeff invite Dave Solon of the "Twenty Minutes 4 Tech" podcast to "simulcast" and discuss the potential for games in the classroom (tech and non-tech).

Dave and Jeff mention the following game links to check out.

Travian-Simulated Civilization and Diplomacy
Bridge building simulation
Save a Planet
Games with a social activist learning focus.
Be a wolf in this learning simulation
Donate Water with this geography game.

Book Talk: @51:54
Dan discusses "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card

Did ya See?:@58:13
Cape Elizabeth voters send school budget back because it's "not enough money".
"Schools Question why State Needs Student Names" and frankly, so do we.
Opposition, Distrust Confusion? Could they be referring to consolidation?

Listener Feedback:
What should fans of WDL be called?
Harold Prefers Wickadians, Mark prefers Wicked Decent Listeners.
Mark and Micheal both suggest Wikis and Noteshare for archiving and organizing end of year stuff.

Music in this week's episode comes from Penmachine Podcast. “Meltdown Man” intro music by Derek K. Miller. Bumper music, “Particle Spin 30” Composed by:Roy Dank, BMI (33%), Michael Genato, ASCAP (34%), James Ronaghan, BMI (33%) also from

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This episode was recorded June 21, 2008.

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1 comment:

Skip Zalneraitis said...

I really like Dave's blog a lot. You all made a fantastic effort! Thanks.