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10 Things We Know About Video Games for Learning

These are my slides from my fill-in session at the ASTD Evidence-Based Learning Conference. It was a great conference filled with wonderful questions, ideas and
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Jim Lerman's curator insight, May 14, 2013 2:23 PM

Conclusions drawn from what should be a very powerful book when it is published (preso says in 2014)

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Meshing GBL With PBL: Can It Work?

Meshing GBL With PBL: Can It Work? | Games and education | Scoop.it
When planning a PBL unit, use GBL elements to teach 21st-century skills, as a modality for lesson content, to differentiate instruction, or with games as products.
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7 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Games - eLearning Industry

7 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Games - eLearning Industry | Games and education | Scoop.it
How to Create Effective eLearning Games. Check 7 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Games.
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Gone Home: A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Gone Home: A Video Game as a Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking Skills | Games and education | Scoop.it
A video game that is classified as a storytelling experience is taking the place of traditional text in some classrooms to teach students critical thinking skills.
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The Role Of Video Games In Education: Surprising New Evidence Emerges - Gamification Co

The Role Of Video Games In Education: Surprising New Evidence Emerges - Gamification Co | Games and education | Scoop.it
How video games in education will play a new role in the classroom setting.

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MinecraftEDU and SimCityEDU: Blazing Trails for Interdisciplinary Learning

MinecraftEDU and SimCityEDU: Blazing Trails for Interdisciplinary Learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
School-specific versions of two popular video games recently debuted: MinecraftEDU and SimCityEDU.
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5 Reasons to Use #gamification in #eLearning

5 Reasons to Use #gamification in #eLearning | Games and education | Scoop.it
5 Reasons to Use Gamification in E-Learning
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How to Turn Computer Games into Lesson Plans

How to Turn Computer Games into Lesson Plans | Games and education | Scoop.it
How to Turn Computer Games into Lesson Plans I was a child of the ‘80s. I started kindergarten in ’77, and proceeded to have the typical educational experience throughout the entire decade to follow before finally heading off to college in ’91.
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You Can Now Create Educational Games for Students on Android

You Can Now Create Educational Games for Students on Android | Games and education | Scoop.it
December, 2014
The popular iPad game developer app TinyTap is now available on Android. TinyTap is a very good app for creating educational games based on pictures. You can either upload your...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Bioman Biology - Science Games and Virtual Labs

Free Technology for Teachers: Bioman Biology - Science Games and Virtual Labs | Games and education | Scoop.it
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Sei+: Aprender jogando, em português

Sei+: Aprender jogando, em português | Games and education | Scoop.it
A Sei+ é uma nova aplicação para smartphone para divertir e ensinar. E tem uma secção elaborada por professores para ajudar os alunos a prepararem-se para as provas nacionais.

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Can a Child’s Creativity and Persistence be Assessed by a Game?

Can a Child’s Creativity and Persistence be Assessed by a Game? | Games and education | Scoop.it
Researchers are looking into how well "stealth assessments" embedded in video games could help measure less tangible qualities like creativity and persistence.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 36 Online Games Kids Can Play to Learn About Engineering

Free Technology for Teachers: 36 Online Games Kids Can Play to Learn About Engineering | Games and education | Scoop.it
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3D game-based world targets language skills | eSchool News | eSchool News

3D game-based world targets language skills | eSchool News | eSchool News | Games and education | Scoop.it
The World of Madagascar is a 3D game world that lets users engage with the film's characters while sharpening their language-based skills.
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4 Best Practices in Implementing GBL

4 Best Practices in Implementing GBL | Games and education | Scoop.it
For successful gamification, build the excitement, use the data you collect, make the game fun for all students, and never underestimate the value of play.
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The difference between gamification and game-based learning

The difference between gamification and game-based learning | Games and education | Scoop.it

"Have you tried to gamify your classroom? Do you incorporate game-based learning into your curriculum? Gamification and game-based learning have become buzzwords in education yet some general confusion still exists regarding what each is and what each is not ..."


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Stephen Reid's curator insight, January 20, 6:07 AM

One of the most common questions I am asked by educators wishing to use games in their lessons...This is a great article for answering such enquiries.

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Five things Minecraft teaches kids

Five things Minecraft teaches kids | Games and education | Scoop.it
The popular build-and-survive video game Minecraft could very well be the most surprising tech success of this decade. Created in 2009 by programmer Markus "Notch" Persson, expanded by a small team, and
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The Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

The Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core | Games and education | Scoop.it
Gamify Common Core Math! Game-based learning is a topic we have revisited numerous times on EmergingEdTech. The implications it has on student engagement and learning are powerful and cannot be...
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Using Minecraft to Challenge Students and Keep Learning Fun

Using Minecraft to Challenge Students and Keep Learning Fun | Games and education | Scoop.it
Much more than just a video game, Minecraft is being used by thousands of educators to tackle learning concepts in an amazingly fun digital environment.
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Internet Archive Brings Oregon Trail, Prince Of Persia, Lemmings And 2200+ Other MS-DOS Games To Your Browser

Internet Archive Brings Oregon Trail, Prince Of Persia, Lemmings And 2200+ Other MS-DOS Games To Your Browser | Games and education | Scoop.it
 Time to get nostalgic! Remember when The Internet Archive brought hundreds upon hundreds of classic console games online and made them playable in the browser? And when they did it again with hundreds of arcade games?
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - How to Create Your Own iPad Games

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - How to Create Your Own iPad Games | Games and education | Scoop.it
TinyTap is a fantastic free iPad app and Android app through which you can create educational games. To create a game on TinyTap you upload pictures or take new pictures and arrange them into a set...
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Study Shows Video Games' Impact On Face-to-face Teaching

Study Shows Video Games' Impact On Face-to-face Teaching | Games and education | Scoop.it
In the past, I have covered many studies that look at the efficacy of game based learning. But a recent study from A-GAMES, a collaboration between New York University and the University of Michigan, is significant because it looks at the way games impact the learning experience and the relationship [...]
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Your Own Educational Games on Your Android Phone or Tablet

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Your Own Educational Games on Your Android Phone or Tablet | Games and education | Scoop.it
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Le guide  » Panorama des Serious Games métiers  » |

Le guide  » Panorama des Serious Games métiers  » | | Games and education | Scoop.it

Le guide " Panorama des serious games métiers " est le premier guide numérique à recenser l’ensemble des serious games métiers actuels, dans des domaines professionnels variés tels que les métiers de la communication et des médias, de l’informatique, de l’économie, du transport et de la logistique et bien d’autres encore !…


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Florence Quinche's curator insight, December 18, 2014 5:29 PM

une autre façon de découvrir le monde du travail :-)

 

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A History Of Minecraft Told By Version Numbers

A History Of Minecraft Told By Version Numbers | Games and education | Scoop.it
In the world of software, age is not usually represented by how old the code is in years, but rather by version number. Numbers below 1.o typically represent software before it's big release. Jumps in front of the decimal place -- 2.0, 3.30 and so on -- usually represent a large change to the software.…
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4 essential game-based learning questions | eSchool News | eSchool News

4 essential game-based learning questions | eSchool News | eSchool News | Games and education | Scoop.it
These four questions can help educators guide their game-based learning implementations.
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