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In early September, my sixth grade social studies students began playing the SimCityEDU beta.

 

Around the same time, my seventh graders began playing a non-digital debate game -- complete with teams, a point system and a leaderboard.

 

All of my students are rewarded for their growth and accomplishments with a digital badge system.

 

After one month, I find that my students remain highly engaged in their learning. Gamifying my classroom has truly been transformative!

 

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc