Resources for Teachers

  • Teach with Portal: A great resources for teachers willing to harness the educational potential of Portal, including blogs, course plans, and a wiki:
    • “…free educational collection of puzzles and teacher-created content from Valve’s best-selling game, Portal 2, an engaging 3D puzzle-solving game.  Based on Valve’s technology, the Portal 2 Puzzle Maker takes place in an environment with realistic physics – a playground rich with opportunities for educational fun…”
  • Minecraft Edu: A great initiative to bring Minecraft into the classrooms
    • “…the collaboration of a small team of educators and programmers from the United States and Finland. We are working with Mojang AB of Sweden, the creators of Minecraft, to make the game affordable and accessible to schools everywhere…”
  • ClassClever: A great collection of educational games to be used at primary and secondary levels
    • “…This wiki is to promote clever program’s in the classroom and the home. Enjoy Gerry Please note these are Flash based programs and will not work for iPad….”