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Games In Education
Looking at games as a way to reinforce curriculum standards.
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Becoming Lore Keepers

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Kid Gets School Ban On Pokémon Overturned

Kid Gets School Ban On Pokémon Overturned | Games In Education | Scoop.it
New York student Lucas Ayala, who goes to Out World Neighbourhood School in Queens, was so sick of a ban on playing with Pokémon cards during breaks that he wrote the school a letter, asking them to reconsider.
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LuclinMCWB & lilethan000 - School Project + Minecraft = Epic

A student and his father made a scale model of the Alamo for a school project. This video is a tour of what they made.
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CubePoints

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WordPress plugin that allows you to award points to registered users. Compatible with other plugins like BuddyPress.
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EdGamer | EdReach

EdGamer | EdReach | Games In Education | Scoop.it
Get ready for Gaming in Education! This podcast, hosted by gaming Ed guru, Zack Gilbert, highlights the trends, the tribulations, and the best in educational gaming.
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12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation Tools for Teachers The Whiteboard Blog

12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation Tools for Teachers The Whiteboard Blog | Games In Education | Scoop.it
There are many different sites on the internet that allow you to create your own puzzles and games to use either directly in class, or which can be linked ((Deli/web2.0) 12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation Tools for Teachers The Whiteboard Blog...
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From Quake to StarCraft 2: The Female Avatar or Lack Thereof | The Mary Sue

From Quake to StarCraft 2: The Female Avatar or Lack Thereof | The Mary Sue | Games In Education | Scoop.it
It shouldn’t have been important, but it was, just a little. As an insecure noob, in the gender minority, there was a minor bristling of annoyance that my gender was such an afterthought. It wasn’t until the release of Quake 2 that a player could choose a male or female player for their adventures.
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New iPad MMO Fleck turns real maps into fantasy landscapes

New iPad MMO Fleck turns real maps into fantasy landscapes | Games In Education | Scoop.it
Joystiq (New iPad MMO Fleck turns real maps into fantasy landscapes: Sure enough, the brand-new iPad MMO Fleck is giving ...)...
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FY 2012 ARTS IN MEDIA GUIDELINES

FY 2012 ARTS IN MEDIA GUIDELINES | Games In Education | Scoop.it
A brief welcome from Alyce Myatt, NEA Director of Media Arts as well as detailed highlights of the new guidelines...
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EdTech Toolbox: Building Online Games as an Educational Tool

EdTech Toolbox: Building Online Games as an Educational Tool | Games In Education | Scoop.it
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WoWinSchool / FrontPage

WoWinSchool / FrontPage | Games In Education | Scoop.it
RT @Rekaloan: WoWinSchool : http://t.co/OagtTjq #edtech #virtualworlds #IOT1 #education #teaching #elearning #edu...
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The Freeciv.net Project - HTML5 multiplayer strategy game

The Freeciv.net Project - HTML5 multiplayer strategy game | Games In Education | Scoop.it
The Freeciv.net Project - multiplayer strategy game playable online with a HTML5 browser...
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Sid Meier: Games are taking over the world

Sid Meier: Games are taking over the world | Games In Education | Scoop.it
"Civilization World," from the mind of Civ creator Sid Meier himself, will be coming soon to Facebook.
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Google’s Readability Search – Games and Other Topics - edurealms.com

Google’s Readability Search – Games and Other Topics - edurealms.com | Games In Education | Scoop.it
A look at another educational feature snuck in by Google.
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Alien Craft - Play Alien Craft flash games on IzPlay.com

Alien Craft - Play Alien Craft flash games on IzPlay.com | Games In Education | Scoop.it
Very similar to Starcraft in its basic concept, but still a low res way to practice economics and resource management.
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Apps In Education - Discovering Education Apps that Inspire and Engage Learning

Apps In Education - Discovering Education Apps that Inspire and Engage Learning | Games In Education | Scoop.it
Apps in Education’s mission is to discover education apps that inspire learning, foster creativity, and most of all engage learners.
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Smithsonian Announces Art of Games Lineup

Smithsonian Announces Art of Games Lineup | Games In Education | Scoop.it
Several months ago, the Smithsonian Institute announced that a new exhibit called The Art of Video Games would pay homage to the classic pixels of our age.
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