“The Cost”

In a game forum I am a member of, a question was posed regarding how to incorporate ethics and morality into the game.  What can be done to incorporate those things–since many games are abstracted…wargames turn units into mathematical values, etc. so that an SS unit is reduced to being …

Do No Harm

I resisted teaching/coaching for a long time because of the nightmare that was my time in high school.  High school sucked.  It was the worst three years of my life.  Teachers have the potential to do great damage to young people–just as they have the power to be a positive …

Finding Ways to Help Students

A while back I wrote about a student named Travis.  He wasn’t interested in school, had teachers give up on him because they never thought to consider what his motivations were.  It made me think of another student.  We’ll call this other student Nick (using pseudonyms is always better so …