One of my students is my son who is carrying on a conversation with me and with the world on Facebook. He is very concerned about the state of education and about democracy and about the state of the world. Recently he shared these TED lectures that I want to share with you.
Ali Carr-Chellman: Gaming to re-engage boys in learning
At TEDxPSU, Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys, and video games that teach as well as entertain.