- Wouldn’t you love it if your students had “the desire to act immediately to tackle an obstacle, combined with the belief that [they] have a reasonable hope of success”?
- Would you like your class to have a “tight social fabric”?
- Would you like your students to be “willing to work hard all the time”?
- Would you like to feel like your class is working on “awe-inspiring missions”?
In her March 2010 TED talk "Gaming Can Make a Better World," Jane McGonigal lists these as the exact strengths that we develop through experiences with games:
- Urgent Optimism
- Social Fabric
- Blissful Productivity
- Epic Meaning