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The Future Of Games In Education - Edudemic

The Future Of Games In Education - Edudemic | Education Technology |
Gamification is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Incorporating game play elements into your classroom can help to create a dynamic, interactive environment that will help get and keep your students engaged in the material and excited to learn. It sounds great, right? But every trend will see a …
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Best Education Infographics - 2013

Best Education Infographics - 2013 | Education Technology |
Infographics, when used correctly, appropriately, are powerful tools for conveying a lot of pertinent information plus they support visual learning and thinking.  I curate a Scoopit on Infographics...

Via Beth Dichter
Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 29, 2013 9:33 PM

Jackie Gerstein shares her top picks for education infographics this year. Some of these have been shared in this but many are new. The list of infographics includes:

* The Internet Access Gap in Education

* The Past, Present and Future of Education

* State of Creativity in Education: An Adobe Survey

* The Gamification of Education

* Tapping into Mobile Learning

* Investing in Girls' Education Pays Off

Many of these would be useful as topics for discussion or to use to teach students why infographics are useful in displaying data.

eclat's curator insight, December 30, 2013 11:15 AM

Подтверждение того, что инфографика - должна быть важной составной частью обучения, в том числе в системе последипломного образования

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 31, 2013 1:36 PM

These are interesting and insightful infographics.

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7 ways games reward the brain

We're bringing gameplay into more aspects of our lives, spending countless hours -- and real money -- exploring virtual worlds for imaginary treasures. Why?
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Tom Chatfield has some really inspiring ideas about the gamification of everyday life, and I think that when he expands upon these ideas they have a lot of potential to improve our lives quite dramatically. In a talk that he gave at HowTheLightGetsIn Philosophy festival in the UK, he goes into a bit more detail about how these new technologies can allow us to thrive. You can watch the full talk online here:

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