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Why Teachers Should Play Minecraft In Class (EdSurge News)

Why Teachers Should Play Minecraft  In Class (EdSurge News) | Games and education | Scoop.it
Getting Started
Pick up a copy at MinecraftEDU
Check out the Wiki
Participate in the forums
Plan and discuss before you play!
Dig, dig, dig. Break and build. Such are the simple, hallmark mechanics behind one of the world’s most popular indie games, Minecraft, which has sold an estimated 20 mil

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Action Video Gameplay: Benefits and Dangers

Action Video Gameplay: Benefits and Dangers | Games and education | Scoop.it
While evidence suggests that action video games enhance higher-order brain functions, the violence built into most commercial titles is far from beneficial.
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Herramientas para empezar a gamificar 

Herramientas para empezar a gamificar  | Games and education | Scoop.it
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Entre los informes aparecidos en el sector educativo y tecnológico y el gran auge de las mecánicas lúdicas en el ámbito empresarial, comercial y publicitario, la palabra de moda en los foros donde se piensan, trabajan y diseñan las experiencias futuras en todos esos ámbitos es “gamification”. En castellano, como nos suele suceder, aún estamos poniéndonos de acuerdo: gamificación, ludificación.

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Great Review Games for the Classroom That Isn't 1:1

Great Review Games for the Classroom That Isn't 1:1 | Games and education | Scoop.it
A comment that I frequently hear during or after my workshop on backchannels and informal assessment goes something like this, "I woul
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Four Inventive Games That Show Us the Future of Learning

Four Inventive Games That Show Us the Future of Learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
Independent artists who design video games and apps are getting into the educational space and reimagining games that can help students learn.
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Higher Education Games-Based Learning Market

About Higher Education Game-Based Learning Serious games used in higher education are an effective way to engage students in learning activities, since the
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5 Reasons to Use Game-Based Learning in Your Classroom - Class Tech Tips

5 Reasons to Use Game-Based Learning in Your Classroom - Class Tech Tips | Games and education | Scoop.it
Earlier this year I shared QuoDeck an interactive learning content creator that promotes game-based learning. QuoDeck is a learning tool that lets teachers create and host content with a few simple steps. Users are able to create interactive learning content all in one place. This content creator includes gamified decks, quizzes, flashcards, assessments, learning games, and…
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Gamification And Motivation: It’s The Content That Matters, Not The Container - eLearning Industry

Gamification And Motivation: It’s The Content That Matters, Not The Container - eLearning Industry | Games and education | Scoop.it
Want to know about the relationship between Gamification And Motivation? Examine gamification through the perspective of learners’ motivation and success.

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4 herramientas de gamificación que enseñan más que muchos libros de texto - Educación 3.0

Te proponemos 4 herramientas de gamificación en educación diferentes y potentes para aprender matemáticas, idiomas, política y mucho más.

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4 excelentes ejemplos de cómo la gamificación puede ser esencial en el proceso de aprendizaje.
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Gaming and New Gender Paradigms - DML Central

Gaming and New Gender Paradigms - DML Central | Games and education | Scoop.it
Digital Media + Learning: The Power of Participation
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8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences

8 Best Practices For Designing Gamified eLearning Experiences | Games and education | Scoop.it
Best content around CLO Gamification selected by the eLearning Learning community.
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Gamification doesn’t mean developing games and there’s more!

Gamification doesn’t mean developing games and there’s more! | Games and education | Scoop.it
Games, Simulations, Game-based Learning, Gamification. Are they all the same?

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How to Start Incorporating Games Into the Classroom

How to Start Incorporating Games Into the Classroom | Games and education | Scoop.it
An educator shares his experience using game-based learning in classroom lessons.

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GameOn World - A Great, Multiplayer Geography Game

GameOn World - A Great, Multiplayer Geography Game | Games and education | Scoop.it
GameOn World is a new, multiplayer geography game developed by a high school teacher and his student in Portland, Maine. The game i
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3 Ways Video Games Can Help Students Thrive

3 Ways Video Games Can Help Students Thrive | Games and education | Scoop.it
Game-based learning boosts motivation, literacy and social skills.

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GAMIFICATION IS ABOUT ENGAGEMENT - Learnnovators

GAMIFICATION IS ABOUT ENGAGEMENT - Learnnovators | Games and education | Scoop.it
This is the fourth in a series of articles about gamification written by Karl Kapp exclusively for Learnnovators. This post discussed the engagement aspects of gamification.
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Minecraft + scrum = active, engaged literature circles

Minecraft + scrum = active, engaged literature circles | Games and education | Scoop.it
What happens when you combine the popular game Minecraft with scrum, a framework for managing complex projects? Kids learn to be more effective, efficient and collaborative and have fun at the same time.
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Minecraft + scrum = active, engaged literature circles

Minecraft + scrum = active, engaged literature circles | Games and education | Scoop.it
What happens when you combine the popular game Minecraft with scrum, a framework for managing complex projects? Kids learn to be more effective, efficient and collaborative and have fun at the same time.
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5 Great Websites for Interactive Math Games ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Great Websites for Interactive Math Games ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
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Teach physics with the popular video game Portal

Teach physics with the popular video game Portal | Games and education | Scoop.it
Portal is a fast, fun and extremely popular game that provide excellent problem-based learning experiences for physics classrooms.
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5 of The Best iPad Apps for Teaching Kids Coding Through Games ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 of The Best iPad Apps for Teaching Kids Coding Through Games ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
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5 Great Strategy Games to Teach Kids Strategic Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Great Strategy Games to Teach Kids Strategic Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Games and education | Scoop.it
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Gamify Your Writing Group – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Gamify Your Writing Group – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Games and education | Scoop.it

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Online Gaming Helps Kids Do Better In School, Social Media Doesn’t, Study Says

Online Gaming Helps Kids Do Better In School, Social Media Doesn’t, Study Says | Games and education | Scoop.it
A study found that children who play online video games scored above-average points in math, reading and science.

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8 Principles Of Gamified Learning -

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8 Principles Of Gamified Learning by Jonathan Cassie As our society continues to evolve in response to the rapid changes brought on by universally accessible mass technology, the act of teaching (and the experience of learning) has been under significant pressure to adapt. Since the turn of the century, [...]
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How To “Gamify” Your Public Speaking

How To “Gamify” Your Public Speaking | Games and education | Scoop.it
In this post we discuss a potential strategy for not only improving your public speaking skills, but a possible method of developing, encouraging and improving participation in your public speaking group. This is through the relatively recent development of a system known as "Gamification". But what exactly is Gamification?

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