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TED Blog | 7 fascinating TED Talks on the benefits of gaming

TED Blog | 7 fascinating TED Talks on the benefits of gaming | Games and education | Scoop.it
TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through TED.com, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.
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Code Kingdoms Teaches Kids JavaScript with a Puzzle Adventure Game

Code Kingdoms Teaches Kids JavaScript with a Puzzle Adventure Game | Games and education | Scoop.it
Web/iOS: A growing number of apps now are geared toward teaching kids to code because it’s a valuable skill to learn.
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Using Games in the Language Classroom – a book by Adam Simpson

Using Games in the Language Classroom – a book by Adam Simpson | Games and education | Scoop.it
Contents: 10 good reasons why we should use games in the language classroom; Are we really sure about using games in the language classroom?; The 9 golden rules of using games in the language classroom; 3 strategies for incorporating games into beginner level classes; Great kids games to use with adult language learners; 3 great games for verb tense review; Using games to teach vocabulary?
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Probably a book that had to be written!

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Storytelling in Video Games

Storytelling in Video Games | Games and education | Scoop.it
A wealth of studies have shown that violent video games contribute to antisocial and aggressive behavior. But what makes those games appealing in the first ...

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Interesting stuff! Thanks to Ann Cudworth! 

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Using Gaming To Flip The Script On Autism

Using Gaming To Flip The Script On Autism | Games and education | Scoop.it
 What happens if we flip the conversation and say that kids with autism are more likely to be “motivated by” or “proficient with” video games and technology?
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Games & Activities for the ESL/EFL Classroom (I-TESL-J)

A collection of games and activities which work well in the ESL/EFL classroom. For TESL/TEFL/TESOL teachers.
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Three Awesome Educational Games Hiding in Plain Sight

Three Awesome Educational Games Hiding in Plain Sight | Games and education | Scoop.it
Never Alone, Elegy for a Dead World and Valiant Hearts are powerfully educational because they're so enjoyable to play.
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Foldpass - A Creative Haiku Writing Game

Foldpass - A Creative Haiku Writing Game | Games and education | Scoop.it
Foldpass is a creative game where you write haikus with your friends. Write a line, invite friends to finish it. Make a nifty poster out of the completed work.
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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning In 2015

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning In 2015 | Games and education | Scoop.it
50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning In 2015
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Dinosaster - A Game About Dinosaur Extinction

Dinosaster - A Game About Dinosaur Extinction | Games and education | Scoop.it
Culture Street produces a number of neat online activities for kids. In the past I've reviewed their stopmotion video tool and comic book creator.
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MobLab-- Games for Economics and Business

MobLab-- Games for Economics and Business | Games and education | Scoop.it
Games for learning economics, business or decision making in any situation where human interactions come into play, in classroom, online or in real world

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Gamification of a Project Based Learning Methodology for Professional Training

Gamification of a Project Based Learning Methodology for Professional Training | Games and education | Scoop.it
Education and gamification go hand in hand, not only in a new technological environment, but also in an educational one as well.

Via Yashy Tohsaku, Kim Flintoff
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Interesting stuff! 

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Online Math Games for Kids | MathPlayground.com

Online Math Games for Kids | MathPlayground.com | Games and education | Scoop.it
Play with math and give your brain a workout! Math Playground is filled with 100s of math games, logic puzzles, math word problems and step by step videos.

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100 awesome Android games you need to try

100 awesome Android games you need to try | Games and education | Scoop.it
We've rewritten and re-chosen our favorite Android games on the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore. Check out our picks in every major game genre.
The post 100 awesome Android games you need to try appeared first on Digital Trends.
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How Games Can Be Used To Teach College-Level Chinese Courses

How Games Can Be Used To Teach College-Level Chinese Courses | Games and education | Scoop.it
Colleges are looking to engage their students too by applying game design and creating alternate realities for learning.
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Making Gamification Meaningful

Making Gamification Meaningful | Games and education | Scoop.it

I love winning! It doesn’t matter what I’m playing: Words with Friends, Bejeweled, Candy Crush, or Trivia Crack. I accept invitations to games from friends and “community matches” – I’m not selective. I don’t even have to be competing against another person. I just love winning! And I’m no... http://elearningfeeds.com/making-gamification-meaningful/


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47 Gamification elements, mechanics and ideas - Gamified UK Blog

47 Gamification elements, mechanics and ideas - Gamified UK Blog | Games and education | Scoop.it
A list of 47 gamification elements, mechanics and ideas to use in gamification projects.

Via Ariana Amorim, Suvi Salo, Aki Puustinen, Dean J. Fusto
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If you build it, they will learn: Minecraft coming to Northern Irish schools

If you build it, they will learn: Minecraft coming to Northern Irish schools | Games and education | Scoop.it
MinecraftEdu, an educational version of Mojang's breakout game of building and exploration, is being distributed for free to schools in Northern Ireland by the CultureTECH Festival.
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Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom « Karl Kapp

Three Guidelines for Effectively Integrating Games in the Classroom « Karl Kapp | Games and education | Scoop.it
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30 Killer Resources For Gamifying eLearning - eLearning Industry

30 Killer Resources For Gamifying eLearning - eLearning Industry | Games and education | Scoop.it
There are loads of great resources available to help you design really Killer Gamified eLearning. Check 30 Killer Resources For Gamifying eLearning.
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Free e-book: Using Games in the Language Classroom

Free e-book: Using Games in the Language Classroom | Games and education | Scoop.it
10 good reasons why we should use games in the language classroom; Are we really sure about using games in the language classroom?; The 9 golden rules of using
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Get Lost in these Free Adventure Games

Get Lost in these Free Adventure Games | Games and education | Scoop.it
Adventure games are back in style! Okay, not really: the point-and-click genre peaked in the early '90s, and is today mostly a niche. But it's a pretty great niche! And with the recent re-release of cult classic Grim Fandango, the success of TellTale Games' The Walking Dead, and the first episode Game Of Thrones game, adventure…
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