Thank you to all of my readers for being patient while I worked through a difficult medical situation albeit was never life-threatening.
I am still combing through the many articles in the education trades pertaining to not only the movement towards common standards but also the "Race To The Top" fund. I promise all of you that I am going to put together a post that you will all be proud of, once I can read these articles thoroughly.
However, as I was recovering, I received a stark reminder of the stereotypes that need to be re-engineered, as they represent a great many people who have historically been resistant to change, and on many occasions due to either being unwilling or unable to observe current behavior or validated research.
I will let all of you check out well-known John Rice's educational games research blog, but I found his provocative question about whether games can be addictive to trigger some uninformed posts. See one such post below and then ask yourself what this means for the efforts to reinvent our education system.
More blog posts coming soon!
Video Game Addiction: Fact or Fiction?
I think that game addiction is a fact. if the person was a game addiction they will play compulsively, isolating themselves from, or from other forms of, social contact and focusing almost entirely on in-game rather than broader Achievements events.and life it has been proposed for inclusion in the next version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)