Nugget-based Learning - Nugget-based Learning

In a recent blog post, over on, I make the connection between nugget-based learning and games / game design. But I also highlight how reading (and definitely writing) historical fiction is also a great vehicle for encouraging learning.

“What is nugget-based learning? And how is it related to game design? Well…I was crafting the afterword for my historical novel where I mention how research drives continuous learning, and it got me thinking. In this technologically-enabled education climate it’s so easy to, almost accidentally, learn about something new. We’re all learning more and more via interest-driven, bite-sized pieces, or nuggets, of information.”

excerpt from Dolphin Strikers, Jenkin’s Ear & Nugget-based Learning

Pop on over to if you would like to read the full article.