James Paul Gee
Educational Horizons, vol. 91, 4: pp. 16-20. , First Published April 1, 2013.
Publication year: 2013

Every prospective or new teacher soon faces two salient facts about our schools: all sorts of people criticize them (far fewer praise them) and all sorts of people have different ideas about how to reform them. Teachers are inundated with new fads and fashions and constant hype about “silver bullets” that will leave “no child behind”.

Today there is a great deal of interest in and a lot of hype about using video games in schools….