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What is it about games...? | Learning with 'e's

Some teachers extol the virtues of any game, and claim that all games have the potential to support learners as they acquire new skills, problem solving abilities and knowledge gain. Others argue equally strongly that games have no place in the ....
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Can Digital Games Boost Students' Test Scores? - KQED (blog)

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Is Minecraft the Ultimate Educational Tool? | Idea Channel | PBS

If you've watched past episodes of Idea Channel, you know we're huge fans of Minecraft. This totally amazing video game allows you to build your own world fr...
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Chesterfield County Public Schools Technology Master Plan | Mrs ...

I know that teaching and learning is changing and I am proud to be part of a school system that recognizes the power of technology to meet the needs of today's students in an ever-changing world.
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Three Ways Schools Ignore Our Most Creative ... - It's About Learning

Three Ways Schools Ignore Our Most Creative ... - It's About Learning | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
Wai suggests that we design educational interventions that are tailored to the spatial strengths. Hands on activities that encourage spatially talented students to work their hands is only the start. Perhaps first we need to be ...
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My notes on #libcampuk12: Playing games ... - Growing a library

My notes on #libcampuk12: Playing games ... - Growing a library | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
... games can be used in education/libraries even if they haven't been developed for educational purposes- > e.g. teach about architecture (ask @miss_wisdom for more info as I can't remember which game she mentioned) ...
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The Positive Effect of Gamification on Education – Week 9 ...

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Bonanno stated that using games as educational tools would allow students to “develop high cognitive ability in being able to make decisions and be responsible for the outcome of those decisions”. This statement ...
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Gaming in the classroom (infographic)

Gaming in the classroom (infographic) | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
Video games in the classroom may seem counterintuitive, but consider games in which students zap cancer cells and engage with strategy and simulations to learn about science and history, for example, and it doesn’t seem so counterintuitive after all.
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20 Ways Augmented Reality Is Being Used In Education Right Now ...

20 Ways Augmented Reality Is Being Used In Education Right Now ... | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
Karen Schrier harnessed GPS and Pocket PCs to bring the Battle of Lexington to her students through the Reliving the Revolution game, an AR experiment exploring some of the mysteries still shrouding the event — like who shot first!
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100 Mobile Learning Apps Across 10 Categories For iPhone (& iPad ...

100 Mobile Learning Apps Across 10 Categories For iPhone (& iPad ... | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
Brain Teaser Extreme: Rather than words and numbers, gamers who pick up this free game keep their mind piqued by figuring out tiled puzzles with no idea of what they're supposed to be unscrambling. ...
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How Games Support "21st Century Skills" » Online Universities

How Games Support "21st Century Skills" » Online Universities | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
I recently attended the Serious Play conference in Redmond, Washington (the home of Microsoft), and one thing that stood out to me was all the talk about...
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What Can Angry Birds Teach Us About Universal Design for ...

What Can Angry Birds Teach Us About Universal Design for ... | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
In short, Angry Birds is a powerful metaphor for learning. As I was recently playing the game, I could not help but think: what if my classroom was more like this? Would students have a better learning experience?
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The Curious Librarian: TinyTap - An Easy Game Creator for Kids ...

cu•ri•ous (adj) \'kyúr-ē-es\ marked by desire to investigate and learn ... TinyTap is an easy to use game creating app for iPads. ... It's very easy to use and would be ideal for letting students create games on their own to share with each other.
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TYPE:RIDER Video game, documentary and transmedia

TYPE:RIDER Video game, documentary and transmedia | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it

Type:Rider is a multiplatform game whose name evokes its basic plan, a mix of mechanical writing (“type” of the typewriter) with the idea of a race (the “rider”).


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Gamification is the new Mantra for elearning!

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Intriguing concept - the video introduction is great.

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Innovative Non-profit Dedicated to Gamification in Education ...

Innovative Non-profit Dedicated to Gamification in Education ... | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
The Game Changers Portal where teachers can access a growing library of GameFrames they can use within their classroom and interact with other teachers. ...
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8 Tips for the Care & Feeding of the Reluctant ... - The Daring Librarian

8 Tips for the Care & Feeding of the Reluctant ... - The Daring Librarian | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
Game Based PD for an Epic Win · Karen Mensing ‏@MsMensing. Patience, support & encouragement! Tamara Cox ‏@coxtModel the tech, let them try w/ no audience around, offer to be there when they try w/ students, brag to admin about efforts ...
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Accessible Gaming

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Click here for plain text version of this post. At a schools conference last week, I was asked about accessibility and gaming by a teacher who had a student who had suddenly lost vision following a...
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Youth and Popular Culture - Gaming = fun + learning

Youth and Popular Culture - Gaming = fun + learning | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
Gaming = fun + learning. Engaging with video games from an early age.
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Excellent and Free Game-Based Educational Sites

Excellent and Free Game-Based Educational Sites | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
... of educational skills and concepts. While there is a plethora of pricey software and costly sites that teachers and students can use to enhance instruction, there are also some really effective, well-recommended, free game-based learning sites...
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Merit in computer play

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New lessons will be learnt through square eyes as the next generation of education steps out of the virtual world and into the reality of the classroom.
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Video Games In Learning? These 50 Videos Explain What's ...

Video Games In Learning? These 50 Videos Explain What's ... | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
Video Games In Learning? These 50 Videos Explain What's Possible. ... Gaming in education is a really big deal, and a very fun way to get students more involved and interested in education. Board games, video games, even ...
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Teaching Games: Faculty member promotes using gaming, technology

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Farnsworth, who is enrolled in the instructional technology and library media master's program at Indiana State, learned about a variety of computer programs and technology in a course taught by Yadi Ziaeehezarjeribi, a faculty member in ...
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games-based-learning blog: Unorthodox uses of Games in Education

games-based-learning blog: Unorthodox uses of Games in Education | Are you game to learn? | Scoop.it
As this article explains, the game has been successfully used to teach languages (through tutorials, texts, links and online learning groups), train medical students (through discussions, images, videos, patient stories and weblinks) and even to...
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