1.1 WATCH this TEDtalk by Matthew Peterson on visual learning through games.

1.2 READ this article by James Gee on video games and learning.

1.3 PLAY some online math(s) games. Here are some to get you started:

1.4 WRITE a 500 word think-piece summing up your thoughts on the articles and games, and publish it to your MATHAGOGY portfolio. You may wish to consider:

  • Is this the full picture? What is missing from these articles?
  • Are these things relevant to you as a learner and/or as a teacher?
  • If you had £1 million to design a maths game what would it look like?

[1.5] BONUS For a different way of looking at how games could influence learning check out this video on gamification.