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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Game On!

I just earned a neat little badge for my work with in my "quest" to develop a new way for students to learn AP Biology.

I am very excited to see where this will take me as my next steps are to create a "development team" comprised of colleagues and students. My goal is to have Detritus 449: AP Biology - The Game ready to play by the Fall. It will be a ton of work, but I feel this coupled with Project/Challenged Based Learning activities in the classroom will help my students in the long run with regard to the inquiry-based curriculum of AP Biology.

For those unfamiliar with quest-based learning, sneak a peak at this video which describes an overview of where this could lead:

Here is a video from a "student's" perspective on quest-based learning:

I am always looking to connect with any educators or anyone else who may be interested in helping with this project or willing to share any ideas.

The Revolution...starts now!