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Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

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Launch federal work opportunities

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From: Howard K., Laguna Niguel, CA

The federal government should hire people to work on:

- Conservation and development of natural resources (e.g., Civilian Conservation Corps, CCC)

- Public works projects (e.g., Works Progress Administration, WPA)

- Direct federal mortgage modification and refinancing

- General Motors-manufactured eco-friendly commuter trains

- Solar cell and wind manufacturing, installation and conversion

- Restoring infrastructure

- Election reform

- Single-payer health care

- Net neutrality


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American RadioWorks |
Flickr / kurafire

Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

Recent Posts