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UMC St Radboud ontwikkelt Serious Game voor grensoverschrijdend verbaal gedrag

Het UMC St Radboud in Nijmegen heeft als eerste ziekenhuis in Nederland een Serious Game laten ontwikkelen die zorgverleners opleidt in het omgaan met agress...
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The Future of Creativity and Innovation is Gamification: Gabe Zichermann at TEDxVilnius

Gabe Zichermann is the chair of GSummit where top gamification experts across industries gather to share knowledge and insight about customer & employee enga...
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Invasion of the 'educational' video game

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Invasion of the 'educational' video game...

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Children Simply Love Video Game Education « Educational Tools

Video game education is known as the fun way of educating your child in the modern age. The whole point of it is to teach your ...


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Educational Game Uses Architectural Design to Teach Math Skills - Science Daily (press release)

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Educational Game Uses Architectural Design to Teach Math Skills
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Although this is too advanced for elementary students, it shows how using a real life problem can be connected to math. It can even be modified for elementary aged students. This is a  great hands-on activity that will keep students engaged while learning. They may not even realize that they are learning. This will help students realize that math is used everywhere. 

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World of ClassCraft is the Coolest Educational Game Ever Made. Ever. - Technapex

World of ClassCraft is the Coolest Educational Game Ever Made. Ever. - Technapex | Educational value of Games (entertainment and serious games) | Scoop.it
World of ClassCraft is the Coolest Educational Game Ever Made. Ever.

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Educational Game Design Model (NMSU Learning Games Lab)

Barbara Chamberlin, with the NMSU Learning Games Lab, shares the Educational Game Design model developed at NMSU. The educational development studio involves...

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Alex Wade's curator insight, May 10, 2013 10:13 AM

Fascinating insight into SG in applied pedagogical context.


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10 Free Online Educational Game Sites

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Web-based games can prove to be a treasure trove of learning opportunities, and there are a variety of content-areas, age ranges, and skill levels to choose from.
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List of Serious Games Databases | Games For Change

List of Serious Games Databases | Games For Change | Educational value of Games (entertainment and serious games) | Scoop.it

Sitearm sent this link through the SLED--Second Life Educator's List--this morning.  Put out by the Chicagoland Meetup regional Games for Change group, this list of resources is a great starting point for research. 

*see more about Games for Change: http://www.gamesforchange.org/ ;

*see more Sitearm: http://sitearm.wordpress.com/ ;

*see more SLED: https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators ;


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AvatarGeneration - Educational Apps & Game Based Learning

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Educational Apps & Game Based Learning...

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How to Design an Educational Game, Part 1 | Knewton Blog

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Ever wanted to design an educational game?

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Education Game about Life

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Education Game about Life, Name of this game is “Ayiti: The Cost of Life”, this Education Game about Life was funded by Microsoft and designed by Global Kids.

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Digital Game Based Learning Types ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Immersive Video Games: The Future of Education? | Mental Floss

Immersive Video Games: The Future of Education? | Mental Floss | Educational value of Games (entertainment and serious games) | Scoop.it
Navid Khonsari thinks video games can do more than entertain. “What I'm creating," he said, "is the template for how future generations are going to be engaging with history.”
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Q&A: Designing Game-Based Assessments That ... - Education Week

Q&A: Designing Game-Based Assessments That ... - Education Week | Educational value of Games (entertainment and serious games) | Scoop.it
Game-based assessments are making it easier for teachers to more quickly evaluate students in a dizzying number of ways. Arthur C. Graesser, a University of Memphis professor of experimental and cognitive psychology and ...
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TEDxManitoba - Rick Van Eck - The Gaming of Educational Transformation

A world-class researcher, speaker, teacher and author focused on the creation and use of video games in education, Dr. Richard Van Eck is the Associate Profe...
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