EdGE’s travels are over… for a short while. The FUN meetings were a great success, and soon, some exciting Finland-US collaborations will be underway.
My favorite session at CHI has absolutely nothing to do with EdGE’s mission. “A Study on Icon Arrangement by Smartphone Users” by Matthias Böhmer and Antonio Krüger investigated how people organize the apps on their mobile devices. They identified five concepts for arranging the icons, explored frequency info, and discussed… More »
In science education, we have often said – if only a Nobel Laureate in Physics could be revered like an NBA hero. Idolization is reserved for sports figures, musicians, and of those, only the few that can spin their work to stardom. Meanwhile, those who make scientific discoveries that… More »
EdGE is globe-trotting this spring spreading our message about how games be harnessed as environments for serious tacit knowledge building – knowledge that can be leveraged by educators and learners to provide a solid foundation for more explicit and formal science learning. That’s our shtick but we are not alone… More »