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A Neurologist Makes the Case for the Video Game Model as a Learning Tool | Edutopia

A Neurologist Makes the Case for the Video Game Model as a Learning Tool | Edutopia | Games in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Blogger Judy Willis MD was a neurologist before she became a teacher; she shares some insights about how the brain responds to video games.


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Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου's curator insight, January 11, 2013 10:55 AM

Από τη σκοπιά των νευροεπιστημών.

Kasey Howard's curator insight, September 21, 9:55 PM

Dopamine release in the brain motivates students to persevere while gaming when either used for educational purposes or otherwise. 

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10 Ways Teachers Use massively multplayer online role-playing games (MMOs) in the Classroom

10 Ways Teachers Use massively multplayer online role-playing games (MMOs) in the Classroom | Games in the Classroom | Scoop.it
OnlineUniversities are looking at 10 ways teachers use massively multplayer online role-playing games (MMOs) in the classroom.

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James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

The gaming expert shares insights into why video games are such effective learning tools.


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Ryan's curator insight, November 30, 11:22 PM

James Paul Gee is a visionary for learning with video games. I strongly suggest educators to watch. 

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College finding virtual reality, games the right answer for learning

College finding virtual reality, games the right answer for learning | Games in the Classroom | Scoop.it
You know those video games that parents claim will turn children's brains into mush? Well, it turns out — and you might want to keep this news from the kiddos — that such fears may not exactly be true.
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Rebecca Brink's comment, March 1, 2014 8:26 AM
Our middle school science class uses Sims as a learning activity. I need to double check how they integrate it into the curriculum.