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Free Online Games Develop ESL Students' Language Skills, Larry Ferlazzo

from Educators' eZine--> You have to collect all the crystal to win. You need to collect the flag to win. You have to collect all four crystals to win.
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Video games do no harm to children, insists Sims creator | Technology | The Guardian

Video games do no harm to children, insists Sims creator | Technology | The Guardian | Digital Play | Scoop.it
· Fears 'merely symptoms of generation gap' · Attacks echo past rows over films and books...
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Language Learning Via Video Gaming

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Vincenza, Italy (AFNS) Feb 05, 2007 -
By the time Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade and other units of the Southern European Task Force here have stepped foot in Iraq, they've already spoken Arabic face-to-face with Iraqis on Baghdad streets.
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From Joystick to Diploma: Great Sites for Online Educational Video Games | Ace Online Schools

From Joystick to Diploma: Great Sites for Online Educational Video Games | Ace Online Schools | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Great websites to play free online educational video games.
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Pay Attention

Since most of today's students can appropriately be labeled as "Digital Learners", why do so many teachers refuse to enter the digital age with their teachin...
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Consolarium on BBC News - Gaming in Education

Learning and Teaching Scotland's Derek Robertson explains new gaming in education projects with the Nintendo DS which are motivating, engaging and improving ...
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Immersion - Video Library - The New York Times

Immersion - Video Library - The New York Times | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Photographer Robbie Cooper shows just how focused young video-game players can be.
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Foreign Language Education Learning with Video Games and Authentic Web Media Tasks

Foreign Language Education Learning with Video Games and Authentic Web Media Tasks | Digital Play | Scoop.it
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Video games are big business these days. Sales of the latest video games rival those of blockbuster Hollywood films, and we are all gaming more than ever through our computers, consoles and smartphones. So why have video games taken so long to come in to the language classroom? We talk to Kyle Mawer and Graham Stanley, authors of Digital Play, a new book on gaming and language teaching.

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Six Things » Blog Archive » Six computer games to use in an English language classroom

Six Things » Blog Archive » Six computer games to use in an English language classroom | Digital Play | Scoop.it
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New analysis reasserts video games' link to violence - USATODAY.com

New analysis reasserts video games' link to violence - USATODAY.com | Digital Play | Scoop.it
The new review of 130 studies strongly suggests a link to aggressive thoughts and behavior, but a critique calls the analysis overblown.
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Video games are good for children - EU report | Technology | The Guardian

Video games are good for children - EU report | Technology | The Guardian | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Study calls for schools to make use of games and urges parents to take more interest in them...
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Naomi Alderman questions the need to protect children from computer games | Comment is free | The Guardian

Naomi Alderman questions the need to protect children from computer games | Comment is free | The Guardian | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Naomi Alderman: It's true that Grand Theft Auto contains violence and misogyny. So does The Godfather.
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GZ Interview: Professor James Paul Gee shows the world the importance of video games | GameZone.com

GZ Interview: Professor James Paul Gee shows the world the importance of video games | GameZone.com | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Think violent games are harmful?  Think again.  James Paul Gee, a professor at the University of Wisconsin, proves that we all need games in his new book, What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy.
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Game Studies - Computer Games as a Part of Children's Culture

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The first scholarly journal on computer games...
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10 Key Principles for Designing Video Games for Foreign Language Learning - un knol de Ravi Purushotma

10 Key Principles for Designing Video Games for Foreign Language Learning - un knol de Ravi Purushotma | Digital Play | Scoop.it
This paper was produced for the Open Language & Learning Games Project, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Education...
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101 ways (and more) to use Samorost Home

101 ways (and more) to use Samorost Home | Digital Play | Scoop.it
How to use the online game Samorost2 in ELT. Lesson ideas for the classroom, connected classroom and computer room. Range of grammar, vocabulary activities and productive (speaking & writing) and receptive (listening & reading) skills practice.
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Games Theory - Video Library - The New York Times

Games Theory - Video Library - The New York Times | Digital Play | Scoop.it
A middle school is using video games to help teach its students.
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Gamasutra - News - Q&A: Using World Of Warcraft to Teach English?

Gamasutra - News - Q&A: Using World Of Warcraft to Teach English? | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Can online gaming can be used to teach English to Asian teens?
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Why video games are good for kids | Home and Family | Embrace Life | Best Health

Why video games are good for kids | Home and Family | Embrace Life | Best Health | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Why video games are good for kids, Home and Family, Embrace Life, Home and Family, Sim City, Tetris, video games, Video games can isolate children socially and distract them from homework, right? In fact, they may not be so bad for kids after all.
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Game Based Learning .:: Video Games, Social Media & Learning ::. - Computer games and realising their learning potential:

Game Based Learning .:: Video Games, Social Media & Learning ::. - Computer games and realising their learning potential: | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Game Based Learning...
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