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Beyond Strategy and Winning, How Games Teach Kids Empathy

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Until I had children, I couldn't be bothered with playing games. Couldn't stand poker, pinochle or gin rummy. Bored out of my mind
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The Future of Game-based Learning

The Future of Game-based Learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
The future of game-based learning is right on our doorstep. If you want to stay on the cutting edge, preparation is half the battle.

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, April 18, 5:06 PM
Reasons why educators should consider game-based learning as a strategy for the delivery of knowledge and skills.
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The Minecraft Generation

The Minecraft Generation | Games and education | Scoop.it
How a clunky Swedish computer game is teaching millions of children to master the digital world.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 22, 2:30 PM

Quite a long article, but worth it if you are curious about Minecraft.

Norton Gusky's curator insight, April 23, 1:15 PM
Extensive and expansive article on Minecraft as a tool for computational thinking and problem-solving
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15 Online Games to Learn About the Planet

15 Online Games to Learn About the Planet | Games and education | Scoop.it
“By Whooo's Reading Blog Team The Internet has done many things for education, including providing teachers with tools that allow their students to explore the world around them.”
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, April 12, 4:30 PM
Great list of games around earth !
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5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids with Special Needs

5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids with Special Needs | Games and education | Scoop.it
Advice from Common Sense Media editors. From communication to motor skills, learning through play is a wonderful motivator for kids with challenges.
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Raising a child with special needs make us special

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Gameful lessons focus on the learning, not the product

Gameful lessons focus on the learning, not the product | Games and education | Scoop.it

One way to motivate students to succeed is to employ gameful learning strategies like offering XP points, leaderboards and badges to projects and assignments.

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Manage your Minecraft class

Manage your Minecraft class | Games and education | Scoop.it

The advantages of using Minecraft in the classroom far outweigh the disadvantages, but the roadblocks are real. Here are some tips for making Minecraft lessons run smoothly.

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16 No Prep Games - STUMINGAMES

16 No Prep Games - STUMINGAMES | Games and education | Scoop.it
Get 16 No Prep Games for absolutely free! These up front, group and team games may be fast and easy, but they are still packed with plenty of fun.

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Using Gaming Principles to Engage Students

Using Gaming Principles to Engage Students | Games and education | Scoop.it

Gamification is not about punishments and rewards, which are external factors that will undoubtably lead to extrinsic motivation. It’s about occupying that safe space in which failure and success are necessary and natural parts of the journey, and learning to take neither one so personally.


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Dicas interessantes.

María Alejandra Gómez Oviedo's curator insight, January 29, 4:40 AM

As each tool we should experiment within the classroom, it is possible to find pros and cons froms its results. This is hat is happening, exactly, with Gamification case. Although some people do not consider Gamification as the mainstream of education, some others argue this new wave of learning through games will be useful if teachers know how to manage it and use this kind of tools in a right approach.

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ITyStudio: A Game-Based Learning Platform To Create eLearning Games - eLearning Industry

ITyStudio: A Game-Based Learning Platform To Create eLearning Games - eLearning Industry | Games and education | Scoop.it
How to implement a game-based learning strategy that will actually work? 5 Ways To Use The Game-Based Learning Platform ITyStudio To Create eLearning Games.
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9 Old Educational Games You Can Play Right Now for Free

9 Old Educational Games You Can Play Right Now for Free | Games and education | Scoop.it

They truly instilled within me a sense of wonder and appreciation for language, math, and science. Classrooms and textbooks have always been boring to me, but shift the education into game form and I’ll absorb every last ounce (and still be hungry for more).


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 21, 7:19 AM

Some old style educational games.

Michelle Nimchuk's curator insight, January 26, 4:59 PM

Cool collection of old educational games used in 80s and 90s that are still available for use.

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How to Make a Learning Game

How to Make a Learning Game | Games and education | Scoop.it
Video games typically begin with design, either starting with a great idea or pursuing a creative solution to a tough problem. It is entirely possible to imagine games for which there is no demand, or to identify a space where there is a need but…

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Infographic: Make your learning fun and games

Infographic: Make your learning fun and games | Games and education | Scoop.it
Game-based learning is entering the mainstream with educators using Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Machinima to teach a variety of skills.
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Minecraft: The video game that builds kids' brain cells

Minecraft: The video game that builds kids' brain cells | Games and education | Scoop.it
Microsoft's popular video game Minecraft helps kids learn everything from programming, science and math to art, languages and history.

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, April 18, 5:58 PM
CNET special report on educational uses of Minecraft
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7 Games to Inspire a Child’s Love for Reading

7 Games to Inspire a Child’s Love for Reading | Games and education | Scoop.it

Want to help your child become interested in books? There are a number of reading games and apps that will help them become avid readers.

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Use this map to navigate your way to better learning games

Use this map to navigate your way to better learning games | Games and education | Scoop.it
Navigate the game map and learn how to create the most effective learning games for your employees.

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25 Online Games for English Language Learners

25 Online Games for English Language Learners | Games and education | Scoop.it
by Angelita Williams, OnlineCollegeCourses.com GameZone: Dozens of simple, straightforward games about grammar, spelling, and vocabulary reach out to English language learners at all levels. Keep i…
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Gamification Research: What the Numbers Reveal

Gamification is a hot topic, but where is the research to back up the use of gamification? Anyone interested in gamification for learning will be interested in…

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Report: Game-Based Learning Helps Students Develop Writing Skills -- Campus Technology

Report: Game-Based Learning Helps Students Develop Writing Skills -- Campus Technology | Games and education | Scoop.it
According to initial results from recent pilot, digital game-based learning improved student engagement and self-efficacy in writing courses at 14 colleges and universities.

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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play | Games and education | Scoop.it
Play can release code from the rules and structures that drive it.
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6 Minecraft lessons offer a motherlode of learning

6 Minecraft lessons offer a motherlode of learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
Educators use Minecraft to teach everything from math and social studies to team building and cell biology. These six educator-written articles demonstrate the possibilities that Minecraft.Edu can bring to your classroom.
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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning In 2015

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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning In 2015
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6 Minecraft lessons offer a motherlode of learning

6 Minecraft lessons offer a motherlode of learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
Educators use Minecraft to teach everything from math and social studies to team building and cell biology. These six educator-written articles demonstrate the possibilities that Minecraft.Edu can bring to your classroom.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Triventy - Create Interactive Quiz Games to Play as a Group

Free Technology for Teachers: Triventy - Create Interactive Quiz Games to Play as a Group | Games and education | Scoop.it

Triventy - Create Interactive Quiz Games to Play as a Group https://t.co/KH6s1tCWnm

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