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BTW was created by Patrick & Julie Johnson, two Canadian educators with an interest in eduction & technology. This site showcases our interactive IBOOKS for students, but we also explore educational issues in our INQUIRY segments and share lessons/teaching ideas in our TEACHING TOOLS sections. Use the Labels section in the sidebar to navigate by topic or simply browse.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

TEACHING TOOLS: Mario Kart Project Results!

I have been working for months on a literacy & math research project that uses Mario Kart for the Wii in Gr. 2-5. I was looking specifically at how the game impacted engagement levels and work outcomes for boys working below expected limits--but I also looked at how it impacted other students as well.

The results are now in! If you'd like to read more about this games based learning initiative, please go to this blog site:


and check it out!

Julie Johnson

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