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What Game Based Learning Can Do for Student Achievement (EdSurge News)

What Game Based Learning Can Do for Student Achievement (EdSurge News) | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
If I had written this article two years ago, it would have been very different. Back then, I would have made (or felt like I had to make) a compelling case for why we should even consider the idea of incorporating video games into classroom instruction. Back then, I would have expected most reade
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Education: Responsive Learning - How Games Help Teachers - Extra Credits - YouTube

Games that can track player behavior down to the last click can also keep teachers informed about their classes' progress and give them time to work one-on-o...
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Gamification: A New Future for Learning - Sara De Freitas

The use of games and play has been a part of education since the earliest times. Games are becoming more pervasive, and the use of social play and gamificati...
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Gamifying Ed - is not just play. It's personalized learning in a given context while playing. 

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Extra Credits - How Games Prepare Kids for Real Life - Education: 21st Century Skills - YouTube

Games give players agency and teach the core 21st century skills of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity better than any tradition...
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Thanks to Nicolas Martinez as always for suggesting this.

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Teacher's Lounge: Insider Views on Games Education ...

Teacher's Lounge: Insider Views on Games Education ... | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
Five leading professors discuss the growth of games education and what needs to happen to better the industry.
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The game is afoot. Is #gamered happening on a level playing field?

 

"We are building creative leaders, not just game designers, and in order to succeed as leaders, they need to be able to manage the social and emotional aspects of creative teams as well as the technical and aesthetic" Tracy Fullerton

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Get Out of Jail Free – Futility Closet

Get Out of Jail Free – Futility Closet | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
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A great game just got greater. Deserves a hallowed place in WW2 history.

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