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#6384254 Jul 12, 2012 at 10:55 PM
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Hey, I teach middle school Language Arts, and maybe eventually Social Studies in Greensboro and have been looking for ways to move from having a class with periodic games to making my entire class set up as a game. Look forward to learning with you all.
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#6385493 Jul 13, 2012 at 07:45 AM
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I was in Greensboro for a wedding back in April! We stayed downtown, and it was a very calm, pretty city (I'm used to the hustle and bustle that is Atlanta). My husband went to UNC and has an obsession for the whole state of North Carolina. :D Glad to have you in the MOOC!

Ever since visiting, I've been wanting to know how the school systems are in Greensboro. I think I saw a private school or two as well. What's it like?
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#6390116 Jul 14, 2012 at 10:45 AM
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What Middle School do you teach at? I lived in Greensboro when they were called Jr High Schools (yes, I'm that old) and I went to Lindley Jr. High it's building is over on Spring Garden. And I graduated from Grimsley. Also, I spent late 70's early 80's experiencing the budding punk rock scene on Tate St. across from UNCG. Now I live in Huntersville right outside Charlotte. Small world huh?
~Neemana
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#6394775 Jul 15, 2012 at 12:53 PM
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I think that language arts is a leader in the games and learning. I remember all the games that my granddaughter played even ten years ago, that helped he with spelling and grammar. Wish we could do that for anthropology! The problem as I see it is trying to make a game with adult content (not x rated, just that will be interesting to adults) that have the same ease of use as the children's games.
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