2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19. I hope everyone is enjoying watching the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. I am wishing my folks were here to root for the Americans to medal. Yet, the only thing I can think of is that it’s been… Continue reading 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

The Athlete’s Prayer

I am enjoying watching the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. These great athletes train so hard for this special time in their life. Due to covid, it must be very difficult not have their family and friends cheering them on in the stands. For this reason, I want to share this prayer below for… Continue reading The Athlete’s Prayer

Tymor Park

Today, I took a much needed break from grading papers to take Shadow to Tymor Park in Lagrangeville, NY. It was an absolutely a beautiful day to drive and get together with friends. We watched their husbands play a of game of Gaelic (GAA) football, which is like the sport of rugby. It is my… Continue reading Tymor Park

Media 101 Week 6

This week my media class is learning about interactive media, such as virtual and augmented reality. This chapter mostly covers the history of video games from penny arcades to console tv systems, and the internet brought about online game apps. Our class discussed the types of video games students have played and whether video gaming… Continue reading Media 101 Week 6

Gamification

What was your favorite board game to play growing up? Mine was either checkers or monopoly. Games help us learn rules and to plan strategies to win, but should games be used in a classroom or in business? First, let's explore define Gamification: Gamification is about transforming the classroom environment and regular activities into a game.… Continue reading Gamification

Gamestar Mechanics

Do you like video games? This week at Marist College in my Digital Toolbox course I am covering the dynamics of video game design using Gamestar Mechanic. The website reviews the 4 types of games that are used; such as the platformer, action, adventurer, and creating your own. One must play several levels to earn… Continue reading Gamestar Mechanics