NY Times article discusses engagement and gamification
APRIL 27, 2016
The article is well worth reading for its smart discussion of “engagement” and “gamification.”. Readers who attended school in the pre-laptop era may have played classroom games like multiplication bingo, an offline exercise in which students win acclaim or prizes for being the quickest to remember their times tables. Base Camp does fit the mold of gamification but it is held in reserve as a reward for student’s hard work and progress in filling math skill gaps.