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Sara Corbett writes in the New York Times Magazine about Quest to Learn, a public school in New York—the brainchild of a video game designer—that tries to make going to school more like playing a game: “more participatory, more immersive and also, well, fun.” In the Summer 2009 issue of Ed Next, Gerald Huff and Bror Saxberg described a slightly more sober vision of how technology could be used in schools in the future.

HT: Alexander Russo at This Week in Education

Last updated September 16, 2010