At the Aspen Game Festival, Katie Salen, co-founder and executive director of the NYC game-based learning school Quest to Learn talks about the school. She shares examples of the type of instructional strategies the school uses and student reactions. To give you an idea: Coursework is presented as hard problems that students don’t know how to solve, but are motivated to seek out the information the knowledge and skills they need to complete the course.
Here’s a link to the video for the festival: Katie Salen at Game Changers: New Ways to Teach Our Kids
Cool stuff! Watch the video and let us know what you think!