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Grade 12 English, Literature and Bible teacher in Abbotsford, BC

Resources for what zombies can tell us about ourselves.

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I have done some work on zombies and have done some speaking as to how they could be used in the classroom. Zombies are very popular; they obviously resonate with something in our culture. I contend they are a monster for our time. I have posted my thoughts on zombies at my website: http://trentdejong.com/?p=592. If you are looking for a simpler summary of my zombie research, here is a top 10 list for why zombies are popular in our society: http://www.squidoo.com/the-meaning-of-zombies2

I applaud the creativity for

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I applaud the creativity for engaging learning. I would caution, though, that any fascination with a topic, whether it is zombies, vampires, or any supernatural creature, could be detrimental with students who have difficulty separating what is truly real from what is real just in fiction. Obsessions are not healthy, especially when dealing with death.

Middle school teacher, San Francisco in Digital Media. Instructor SFSU ITEC

I've been doing this for the

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I've been doing this for the last three years after our laptops are turned in. All of my classes are co-designing a game called "Skhoul", where they are submitting design documents for a cooperative or competitive turn based board game using a similar concept to Mr. Miller. Looking forward to collaborating as we are on the same page. And yes, my name is really Mr. Brain.

IBDP TOK teacher

Amazing!! and i thought i was

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Amazing!! and i thought i was coming to grips with PBL and creativity !!!!!!

Educational Consultant/Author, Southern California

Creativity! What a Concept!

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Thanks to this teacher for sharing his imaginative plan and hard work. Now let's have several more, greater variety, and collaboration for creativity!

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