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10 Video Games To Get Started With Game-Based Learning

10 Video Games To Get Started With Game-Based Learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
Looking for a way to engage students anywhere, anytime? Games offer rewards, challenges and victories that students may not find in the real world, according to researcher Jane McGonigal.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass

Free Technology for Teachers: Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass | Games and education | Scoop.it

"Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass, a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is targeted at middle school students, an age when most children are getting cell phones and social media accounts (like Facebook and Instagram). "

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Three ways to use Minecraft imaginatively in the classroom

Three ways to use Minecraft imaginatively in the classroom | Games and education | Scoop.it
From getting students to think about careers to rebuilding their school, teachers share inventive ways they use the building-block game

Via Norton Gusky, Peter Mellow, Suvi Salo
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Norton Gusky's curator insight, April 9, 2:34 PM

Examples of projects from the US and UK where kids are using Mindcraft to build their own worlds. 

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10 Great Games for High School

10 Great Games for High School | Games and education | Scoop.it
Dig into this curated list of highly rated games for high school. There's a spread of content areas but, more important, a range of skills built. Each game is absorbing and detailed, offering experiences certain to challenge older students.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 8 Options for Playing or Creating Geography Games for Kids and Adults

Free Technology for Teachers: 8 Options for Playing or Creating Geography Games for Kids and Adults | Games and education | Scoop.it

"Here are some of the more popular geography games that I have reviewed and used with my own students over the years."

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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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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 17, 9:59 AM

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.

Via Yasemin Allsop, Mark E. Deschaine Ph.D., Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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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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Applying Games in Education to Teach STEM - Gamification Co

Applying Games in Education to Teach STEM - Gamification Co | Games and education | Scoop.it
University of Washington research group develops games in education, Max5 to prepare students for STEM courses and careers.

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7 Life Lessons I Learned Playing Video Games

7 Life Lessons I Learned Playing Video Games | Games and education | Scoop.it
During the course of a person’s life, he or she can pick up quite a few valuable lessons.
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Can Games and Badges Motivate College Students to Learn?

Can Games and Badges Motivate College Students to Learn? | Games and education | Scoop.it
K-12 educators are well versed in the use of games for learning, so why don't colleges embrace the same kind of fun?
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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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Peter Rettig's curator insight, April 15, 5:43 PM

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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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 11, 9:58 AM

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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