The Multiplayer Classroom: Designing Coursework as a Game (Review)

As a pre-service teacher– someone who is training or soon-to-be training as a teacher– I was immensely interested in non-traditional pedagogical methodology. I think this is obvious as it is a societal cliche– what is more well-worn or good for a laugh than the idealistic teacher who tries to reinvent the wheel and love their…Read more »

The Untold Power of Water Hoses: or, Reviewing “Merlin: The Return” (2000; Dir. Paul Matthews)

I’ll be honest, for a good third of this movie, I had no idea what was happening. Even going to Wikipedia didn’t help much (which surprised me since Wikipedia usually’s a safe bet with these older movies). And even though the arcane plot finally clicked with me about 30-something minutes into the film, this is…Read more »