Games, Pedagogy and Art Education


  • Christine Ballengee Morris Bolsista na revista IETP Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul



In 1848, under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution, Squier and Davis documented what is now referred to as the Newark Earthworks, Ohio (USA). Built over two thousand years ago by indigenous peoples, understanding the earthworks has been ongoing. The Octagon Earthwork in Newark, Ohio was named one of the seventy wonders of the ancient world (Scarre, 1999), and yet this American Indian spiritual space is occupied by a private country club whose golf course winds around the mound. This article provides an introduction to earthworks, the approach to designing interactive curricula, including games and a pedagogy of educational games, which can virtually bring an important site such as the Octagon Earthwork into the classroom.


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MORRIS, C. B. Games, Pedagogy and Art Education. Informática na educação: teoria & prática, Porto Alegre, v. 19, n. 1, 2016. DOI: 10.22456/1982-1654.57830. Disponível em: Acesso em: 8 ago. 2022.