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TESpro links and references - 041111

All the weblinks and references from the November 4 2011 edition of TESpro in one place

All the weblinks and references from the November 4 2011 edition of TESpro in one place

propedagogy - Can we operate schools more like computer games?

Jane McGonigal, Ph.D. is the Director of Game Research and Development at the Institute for the Future. Reality is Broken, published by Random House

Some computer-game related resources

Possibilities for learning with computer games (a poster by Futurelab)

BAFTA has provided a range of handy links to materials and reports for teachers as part of its
Young Game Designers competition aimed at 11 to 16-year-olds.

Design for your own computer game - a presentation to go with a paper exercise where you get pupils to plan their ideal game and design the box. For English or media studies at KS3.


The brain, addiction and bullying

Further references

Viding E, McCrory EJ, Blakemore SJ, Frederickson N (2011). Behavioural problems and bullying at school: can cognitive neuroscience shed new light on an old problem?. Trends Cogn Sci, 15(7), 289 - 291.

Developmental influences on the neural bases of responses to social rejection: implications of social neuroscience for education. Sebastian CL, Tan GC, Roiser JP, Viding E, Dumontheil I, Blakemore SJ (2011).
Neuroimage, 57(3), 686 - 694.

Tom Bennett's blog:

To pose your questions to our behaviour experts, add a new thread here:

proresearch - The difference good teachers can make

Effective Provision of Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education project

Enquiries to Brenda Taggart, research coordinator:

Department for Education:


To pose questions to the TESpro Career Clinic, visit:


To contact the editor of TESpro, email:

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