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post Jun 29 2007, 10:11 AM
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I found this YouTube video of an English teacher who uses the Myst:Exile game to teach similes and metaphors.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5xFMmK5Ujs


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post Jun 29 2007, 02:07 PM
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QUOTE (_iceman_ @ Jun 29 2007, 10:11 AM) *
I found this YouTube video of an English teacher who uses the Myst:Exile game to teach similes and metaphors.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5xFMmK5Ujs


More:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDOhNb5lO0k


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post Jun 30 2007, 08:01 AM
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As a retired English teacher, that is soooooo cool...what a creative way to teach that subject and what a creative teacher ...hehhehe...and students! Hope this teacher is now in MOUL!!!


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post Jun 30 2007, 06:18 PM
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QUOTE (budgiemom @ Jun 30 2007, 08:01 AM) *
As a retired English teacher, that is soooooo cool...what a creative way to teach that subject and what a creative teacher ...hehhehe...and students! Hope this teacher is now in MOUL!!!


I thought so. I found other information about Tim Rylands online and it was interesting. He apparently has won some awards for his teaching style. It makes sense, though, as the writing for these games is so literary in nature.


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post Jun 30 2007, 06:26 PM
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How I would have adored an English teacher like this as a kid! How inspiring!

Incidentally, he is teaching these kids to WRITE! Atrus would be proud!
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post Jul 3 2007, 02:54 AM
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QUOTE (Deem @ Jun 30 2007, 07:26 PM) *
How I would have adored an English teacher like this as a kid! How inspiring!

Incidentally, he is teaching these kids to WRITE! Atrus would be proud!

I agree. Kudos to Mr. Rylands! smile.gif
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