Myst - Games based learning

Example of pupil's writing

In 2005 a teacher called Tim Rylands won a Becta award for innovative use of technology in his primary classroom. Keen on the creative application of technology in various guises, Tim embarked upon a project that involved him using a game called Myst III Exile as a context for exploring and enhancing children’s writing.

The Myst titles have been around for some years now but the way in which this teacher used the game was new and exciting and it proved to be very effective in raising standards in writing in his school.

Keen to explore his methodology, Aberdeenshire Council decided to try this project across a number of schools in the authority to see if Myst Exile could inspire children to write.


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