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Minecraft and The Future of Transmedia Learning | DMLcentral

Minecraft and The Future of Transmedia Learning | DMLcentral | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
EPIC HEADSHOP: The Evolution of Minecraft
When my 8-year-old son typed “epic headshop at 31;65” into the command prompt, I realized the Minecraft I knew was dead. In its place something new had emerged.

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A whole new term for me: transmedia learning!

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Dr. Pamela Rutledge's curator insight, April 24, 2:33 PM

An excellent article that explores the link between Minecraft and the concept of transmedia education.  It underscores the importance of defining transmedia as a cross-media experience and critical 21st century literacy (and not immediately escalating to images of a Hollywood franchise).  It also contains links to a couple of very good 'transmedia education' resources if you haven't read them.

Mónica Beloso's curator insight, April 24, 7:34 PM

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Minna Kilpeläinen's curator insight, May 3, 4:05 PM
Barry Joseph: "Transmedia play “involves experimentation with and participation in a transmedia experience, but also applies to media that has no storyline, such as open-ended video games.” Open-ended games like Minecraft."
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Get Your Game On: How to Build Curriculum Units Using the Video Game Model | Edutopia

Get Your Game On: How to Build Curriculum Units Using the Video Game Model | Edutopia | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Blogger Andrew Miller shows educators some specific techniques for building a game structure across different subjects.
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Games to Teach Financial Literacy

Games to Teach Financial Literacy | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Financial Literacy Month is April -- just around the corner -- and it's never too early to prepare. Personally, I believe this is a great opportunity to use games in an intentional way to teach stude
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