Learning is Fun but School is Boring – or – Why individualized shouldn’t mean alone.
I recently made a presentation about learning, engagement and gamification to educators at the Learning and the Brain Conference in New York City. I asked the audience to name the most common word their students use to describe school. I expected to hear a variety of responses but everyone said the same word “boring”. To make sure everyone agreed with those who spoke up, so I asked the audience to raise their hands if they agreed with that word. All hands went up. This is pe