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Educational Gaming

Talk given as part of the 'Social Media Week' in Moscow, Russia, organised by the British Council 


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Education, education, education.........

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Why ‘Game-Based Learning’ doesn’t require a broadband connection

Long before the World Wide Web was as much as a glint in Tim Berners-Lee’s eye and back when a ‘playstation’ was where you would find the dressing up box at a nursery, youth workers were alr...
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Game Based Learning: Missing Connections | eLearning

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Can the effectiveness of #games based learning advance along side new #gaming techniques?
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Using Spore for evolution | Alice Leung's blog

Using Spore for evolution | Alice Leung's blog | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
Once again, I'd like to embed games based learning into the topic. I've been exploring possible games for evolution a while now and have decided on Spore. Spore is a multi-genre, single-player god game developed by ...
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Math: Evolve

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When many people are asked why we should use games in education, they respond with answers like: “Kids love them!” “They are fun!” “Games engage students!” While these statements are true, they don’t tell us much about what makes them good for education. We all know that many kids love video games, but I want to examine the issue more closely to understand how games engage and motivate kids, and why they are good educational tools. Although they are certainly related, I will examine both engagement and motivation separately.


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good game.. share game based learning Indonesia http://www.gardumedia.com/project/chemo09/?iframe=true&width=75%&height=100%
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CARD-tamen™ Rome - a new kind of educational card game

An exciting new card game by The Pericles Group, LLC. Intended to promote intelligent discussion and debate about ancient Rome.

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Imagining the Games-based Classroom | Digital Is ...

Imagining the Games-based Classroom | Digital Is ... | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
Another way of learning and another type of classroom RT @MindShiftKQED Visualizing the game based classroom Cool concept http://ow.ly/6ncdm...
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Assessment in Game-Based Learning | e-Assessment in Further and Higher Education | Scoop.it | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it | are you game | Scoop.it | Game Based Learning_Aneesh | Scoop.it

Assessment in Game-Based Learning | e-Assessment in Further and Higher Education | Scoop.it | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it | are you game | Scoop.it | Game Based Learning_Aneesh | Scoop.it | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
Article considering how to design effective assessment in GBL programs..."Assessment in game-based learning (GBL) programs can be far superior to your typical weekly multiple-choice test....
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Transforming the Way We Learn - Game Based Learning | thinktanK12 Blog

Transforming the Way We Learn - Game Based Learning | thinktanK12 Blog | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
RT @erikapaezv: Transforming the Way We Learn - Game Based Learning | thinktanK12 Blog http://t.co/nytJ0hv #GBL #gamebasedlearning #edtech...
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Ten games that make you think about life

Ten games that make you think about life | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
Games might not yet be recognized as art but they are increasingly being used to explore the kind of deep themes that were previously the preserve of artists and philosophers.

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Power of Research - the free science online game

Power of Research - the free science online game | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
Power of Research - is a free online Game about science ! Research fascinating science projects to become a famous researcher.

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gbl2.avi

Video promoting digital game-based learning and the results of the European RTD project 80Days. Short version.

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TaskBooster: online task management tool

TaskBooster: online task management tool | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
Simple but highly efficient online tool that helps to keep and organize your personal tasks and events...

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Biodiversity 911 - Fun and Games

Have a blast with biodiversity.
The links below will take you to interactive maps, games, quizzes, and other fun stuff that will help you learn more about the variety of life on Earth.

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Game Based Online Learning To Improve Comprehension And Information Retention Rate

Game Based Online Learning To Improve Comprehension And Information Retention Rate | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
A large number of technology companies are now willing to invest in game based online learning. Educators and businessmen are interested in making use of games to enhance the online learning experience.
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Game-Based Learning: Advancing Education at the Intersection of Exertion and Diversion : CompassLearning

Game-Based Learning: Advancing Education at the Intersection of Exertion and Diversion : Compas http://t.co/WEwsITaF...
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Making Game Based Learning #gbl – research & principles – Learning to nurture ideas

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#cmc11 Making Game Based Learning – research & principles – Learning to nurture ideas http://j.mp/oHHqXL #connectivism #rhizome #gbl...
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i Learn With the Mighty Jungle: Animals ! HD – Life sciences ...

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Game based learning leads to much better retention than flashcards or books. ... iLearnWith is a cross curricular game-based learning program that helps prepare your child for school, while having fun, one app at a time.
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Games Zone - online English language games (learn English through games)

RT @IreneAlcamo: some English Language Games that you can play online.
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What Is Game Based Learning? | are you game | Scoop.it | Game Based Learning_Aneesh | Scoop.it

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Is Game Based Learning all about incorporating course material into a game format? No, it isn't. Read more to understand the nuances of Game Based Learning. (What Is Game Based Learning? (What Is Game Based Learning?
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Summer in Smallywood video game makes learning fun for young ...

games developed by The Centre for Skills Development Training, is helping to dispel this negative reputation by leading the way in game-based learning. Summer in Smallywood is a free-to-play, online Flash game funded by ...
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Competition vs. Collaboration in Game-Based Learning

Competition vs. Collaboration in Game-Based Learning | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
Game /gām/ (noun) A form of play or sport, especially a competitive one played according to rules and decided by skill, strength, or luck. (Oxford English Dictionary)
Can Competition and Collabor...
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Epistemic Games - building the future of education

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Links to educational games with short reviews of their content


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My 25 Most Influencial Games | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

My 25 Most Influencial Games | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it

What are your top 25?


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Mikogo: Free Remote Desktop, Web Conferencing & Online Meetings

Mikogo: Free Remote Desktop, Web Conferencing & Online Meetings | Digital Game Based Learning | Scoop.it
Mikogo is a free Remote Desktop tool for your Online Meeting, Web Conferencing & Remote Support needs. Share your screen with 10 people live over the Web.

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