As a group of six language educators exploring the learning potential of commercial video games, we jumped at the opportunity to put this special edition… Read More »Playing with Stories, Learning with Games: Special Edition for ELA Today
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While the idea of navigating video games with my secondary students has long been an enchanting one, the how of it all left me baffled.… Read More »gamesRlit: Critical Playthroughs of Young-Adult Video Games
The gamesRlit team – a group of international educator-researchers interested in defining and critically exploring the emerging genre of young adult (YA) video games –… Read More »Building The Library: Reflections on the Young Adult Narrative Video Game Genre
Using video games in the classroom is one of the most exciting concepts I’ve come across as a new teacher. Dozens of lesson plans spring… Read More »Going Beyond the Idea: Some Suggestions for Practical Video Game Implementation
Note: A full version of this unit plan will be included in the Unit Plan section of our resources – stay tuned! Including video games… Read More »Including Video Games in the Classroom: Unit Planning What Remains of Edith Finch
Hello! We are two English Language Arts teachers interested in using video games and other digital narratives to motivate and inspire our students. We have… Read More »Never Alone on the Animal Farm: Teaching Video Games in an ELA Classroom
Over the past few years I have heard several comments from fellow parents, older siblings and relatives who complain about their childrens’ lack of reading… Read More »Literacy and Learning through Video Games: My Daughter’s Case
A few years ago, I began to think about my reading choices with and for my students regarding class novels. I have always felt torn… Read More »What am I reading with students in my SELA classrooms this year?
Several years ago, my elementary ELA team and I were touring the province and working with teachers on a number of different themes. During a… Read More »RE-MEMORIES* OF READING: For my granddaughter, Juliette