15 MAR 2017 by ideonexus

 Games Allow Experimentation

One way to achieve genuine engagement in students is to provide them with the opportunity to experiment with scenarios in which they can examine complex issues and interactions. Games provide a safe and interactive way for kids to engage with complex ideas, put themselves in others’ roles and analyze issues from a perspective different from their own. This gives game-based learning incredible potential to provide students with a reason to engage with difficult content and to feel invested i...
Folksonomies: game-based learning
Folksonomies: game-based learning
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Let’s play! Transforming My Teaching to Match My Students Miranda Salguero

29 MAY 2011 by ideonexus

 Means of Penetration for Memes

We looked at three methods of penetration: repetition, cognitive dissonance, and the Trojan horse. When a virus of the mind infects you, it may resemble one of these scenarios: - Repetition. Repeating a meme until it becomes familiar and part of your programming is one method of mind-virus penetration: • Hearing a similar message repeatedly on television news, commercials, talk radio, and so on • Being in a group or organization where, for instance, a charter is read or an oath is taken a...
Folksonomies: memetics rhetoric
Folksonomies: memetics rhetoric
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Ways memes infect.