Battle Mechanics: Skirmishes

In my last appearance on Mr. Matera’s Wellplayed Pod I referred to games as intense formative assessment machines. (Click here…

Making Items

Items are a great way to incorporate customization, rewards systems, and re-playability into your classroom game. In a video game…

Creative Friction

Teachers’ initial instincts are to remove barriers to learning. That is true for the harmful obstacles (racial bias, no pencils,…