|Students participate in Mesopotamia Edu-larp|
Informal schooling in after-school programs, summer camps, and museums provide children with the opportunity to pursue learning at their own pace and according to their own interests.
In particular, check out the audio interview, which covers material not included in the article.
Mega-gaming also happens with digital games and it begs the question: Is the true essence of learning outside of the game rather than inside? What do you think? If so, then all those on-board assessment tools may not be uncovering the true state of a student's educational progress.
Sande Chen is a writer and game designer whose work has spanned 10 years in the industry. Her credits include 1999 IGF winner Terminus, 2007 PC RPG of the Year The Witcher, and Wizard 101. She is one of the founding members of the IGDA Game Design SIG.