We were really lucky to meet NaturalMotion the computer games designers responsible for the Euphoria engine that powers such games as GTA 4 and Red Dead Redemption as well as their first title Back Breaker.
Matt, Chris and CEO Torsten Reil talk us through the importance of physics in creating realistic game worlds and enhancing the games playing experience.
We see first hand how they can adjust the laws of physics, often with hilarious results!
This film has animation created in-house explaining the physics of forces and motion.
“Building A New Culture Of Teaching And Learning”
Are schools designed to help people learn? Are colleges and universities really institutions of higher education? Do students actually learn any science in science classes? Can skateboarding give us a better model for teaching and learning? Watch this video to find out.
"...the difference between certifications and qualifications."
Malcolm Gladwell has argued that if we don’t have a good way of predicting who will become great teachers, we must drastically change hiring practices in schools.
“Most Likely To Succeed: How do we hire when we can’t tell who’s right for the job?” newyorker.com/reporting/2008/12/15/081215fa_fact_gladwell
"I'm not telling you stories about shiny new buildings, or computer labs, or interactive wipeboards that really had an influence on me."
Our priority should be finding great teachers, but we shouldn't ignore the importance of environment in teaching and learning.
The Third Teacher thethirdteacher.com/