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“technology as literacy”

From the August 12 Chicago Tribune

Training for the Poor Moves Into the Computer Age

“…Promoting computer games as the path to a new literacy has become a central concern among educators and librarians…”

Catch the complete article before it goes archive! There’s mention of GLLS2007 and insights from Jenny Levine, Scott Nicholson, and James Paul Gee.

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13 August 2007 Posted by | gaming in libraries, glls2007, in the news | 1 Comment

speaking of gaming in libraries…

This just in (to my emailbox from my library director)…

Critics say ‘Oh no’ to Halo
Specifically, a library hosting Halo 2 contest

…an article from the Daily Herald, a suburban Chicago newspaper.

25 July 2007 Posted by | gaming in libraries, glls2007, in the news, sad realities | 3 Comments