The ‘un-book book’

I’ve written four books. I loved the experience and I loved the feedback both during the writing and publication processes. At an event back in […]

What rescued farm animals taught a photographer about aging and animal rights | CBC Radio

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Sunday Edition, CBC Radio: As I listened to your segment on old farm animals, I became more and more […]

Book review: Egghead

Egghead (Michael Lacey Freeman, 2015) is an A2 level graded reader for teens from ELI Publishing. It is an autobiographical story of the author’s experience […]

Has Gamification Jumped the Shark?

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Badges, Points, and Leader-boards, oh my! I’m working on a book – a series, actually – about gamifying learning, only […]

Is Listening Reading?

In the last few years, I picked a habit. At the beginning it was innocent. I listened to a podcast or two. I picked up […]

30 Role-plays for TEFL

Do you want to bring some drama and creativity into class? Are you looking for new ways to motivate and engage your teen/adult learners? Are […]

Evolution of the “Good” vs “Bad” Gamification Chart, PART 2.

Approximate Reading Time: 9 minutes  This is the response to Ian Schreiber’s comments from the original draft post. (THANK YOU for the help!) Points Point […]

Evolution of the “Good” vs “Bad” Gamification Chart, PART 1.

I’m working on the 1st volume of a set of books devoted to gamification in learning. There seems to be quite a bit of confusion […]

Please don’t let “Gamblification” become a thing in learning!

I often hear people talking about adding elements of chance to an experience to make it more interesting. For instance, adding a random reward for […]

The Guide to Computer Simulations and Games NOW AVAILABLE!

We have regained the rights to our 2011 book, The Guide to Computer Simulations and Games, originally published by Wiley. We are in the process […]

The Guide to Computer Simulations and Games, 1st(+1) edition almost done.

We are almost there. The publisher webpage is up, and we are offering a free preview that includes the first two chapters. We have regained […]

The Guide to Computer Simulations and Games to be re-released.

We have regained the rights to our 2011 book, The Guide to Computer Simulations and Games, originally published by Wiley. We are in the process […]

LOAD MORE
We are updating our Privacy Policy, so please make sure you take a minute to review it. As of May 25, 2018 your continued use of our services will be subject to this new Privacy Policy.
Review Privacy Policy OK