Tue 31 Jan 2006
Via Boing Boing:
This is a very cool implementation of the Dance-Dance Revolution idea to teach kids about DNA. Not only that, it's called 'The Codon Hoedown'. (See this news release.)
I recently had a meeting with a non-profit group I work with, and I was trying to get them to incorporate mySpace into their cirriculum. Why? Because, as the CEO of the group said, 'it's where the kids are at.' If we can have the perspective to adapt our ideas about what counts as learning, creativity, and expression, we can create all kinds of new technologies that engage kids in learning without beating them over the head with it!