Learn-a-Little: Articles Worth Chewing On

I am dedicated to professional development and love exploring theories behind best practice in education.  As I come across awesome articles I will share them here! 

Gaming in the Classroom...
Being married to a gamer, and teaching a generation of gamers, I often find myself wondering "what are people getting out of these games?"  The articles below are all related to gaming in the classroom, and reveal some really cool things about what effects gaming is having on our minds.  I would love to use games in the classroom, and have been thinking particularly about using Call of Duty - World at War to look at the nature of warfare in WWII.  That being said, the majority of the games that my husband and students are playing is that they are rated Mature for violent content.  Tough call - I'll leave it up to each of you to decide for yourselves