Education For Leisure Caroline Duffy


This is a Machinima version of Carol Ann Duffy’s poem, famously banned from the GCSE anthology. Made in Moviestorm, a free download you can use to make your own animations.

Microsoft unveils new controller


BBC NEWS | Technology | Microsoft unveils new controller.

Looks like a whole  new toy for educators to exploit

Why games are better than school


The Value of Play IV: Play is Nature’s Way of Teaching Us New Skills

A lucid post from Peter Gray on January 1, 2009 in which he explains how play is a vital part of our successful evolution, how closely play effortlessly generates all the conditions for successful learning and how frustratingly our schools manage to block many of the conditions for successful learning.