- To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: wargames
- From: "Gabbard, David A" <GABBARDD@MAIL.ECU.EDU>
- Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 09:34:49 -0400
- Thread-index: AcWXZh2XknE93bnmT6yH9ntA4KyC8gAANbEy
- Thread-topic: [arn-l] wargames
I went and checked it out. It's outrageous to portay war as a video game, but it is in keeping with NCLB and it's architects' and supporters' vision for teacher education. These lines from Carnevale ought to be become as infamous as the lines from A Nation At Risk about "If a foreign nation had done to our educational system...we'd declare it an act of war.":
"You tie their teaching methods to standards so that in a very aggressive way they learn to teach to the results of those tests, like a soldier."
From: email@example.com on behalf of Csubstance@aol.com
Sent: Tue 8/2/2005 9:28 AM
Subject: Re: [arn-l] wargames
In a message dated 8/1/05 12:34:35 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< It was bound to happen, I suppose.
Despite NCLB's recruiting provisions, the Army isn't making it's quota so
check out www.americasarmy.com. The Official U. S. Army Game, sponsored by DOD.
You'll especially want to ogle the Frag Dolls.
If you have the computer power, it's definitely worth the trip.
My favorite Frag Doll line is about how challenging the game is:
"It wasn't just run and gun..." the person said, noting the complexity of the
Apparently, our tax dollars are paying for huge game shows featuring these
games every month.
Post a Message to arn-l: