Quest to Learn: Developing the School for Digital Kids (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning)-

  • Title: Quest to Learn: Developing the School for Digital Kids (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning)
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  • Released: 2010-10-29
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  • Pages: 164
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  • ASIN: B007HZ3NP0

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About the Author Katie Salen is Professor of Design and Technology at Parsons the New School for Design. She is the coauthor of Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals and coeditor of The Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology and The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Media and Learning, all published by the MIT Press. She is also Executive Director of Institute of Play, a design-led games and learning nonprofit.

Robert Torres has worked as a teacher, school principal, and education consultant since 1988. He is writer and producer of the documentary film Nuyorican Dream, which premieredat the Sundance 2000 Film Festival, was acquired by andaired on HBO, and has won numerous awards in the UnitedStates and abroad.

Loretta Wolozin, educator, designer, and hockey mom, teaches andcoordinates the research and writing curriculum for the master'sin design and technology at Parsons the New School for Design.

Rebecca Rufo-Tepper is currently a literacy coach at East Side Middle School, a public school in Manhattan, where she previously taught eighth-grade humanities for five years. She is a professional development facilitator for the Holocaust Educators Network in New York City and the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.

Arana Shapiro has been working in the field of education for ten years. She is a founding member of The School at Columbia University. Her desire to bring new media technologies into the classroomprompted her to migrate from the classroom to the technologyteam at The School and later to the lead educational technologistposition at the Ross Institute, where she integrated technologyinto K--12 classrooms at both the Ross School in EastHampton and the Ross Global Academy Charter School. pdf