Reading Questions = Enhancing Instruction with Technology


  1. What game, virtual world or simulation have you used (as a teacher or learner) that was the most impressive to you? Why? Please explain based on Gee (2003)’s principles for modern game design or other relevant principles for design of educational multimedia.
  1. What types of writing activities would be best suited for your classroom? (If you are not in a classroom, explain why certain activities would be better suited for your teaching style).
  1. Watch one of the videos from “Schools that Work”,  and describe it to the class. Is it applicable to you? Do you think it may be beneficial to other students in this class based on their introductions?

Please answer each question in about 150-300 words.