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Gamification, Game-based Learning, and Serious Games: What's the Difference? - Ronin Studios & Consulting

Gamification, Game-based Learning, and Serious Games: What's the Difference? - Ronin Studios & Consulting | Games and education | Scoop.it
Make sure you know the difference among gamification, game-based learning, and serious games.

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Ryan McDonough's curator insight, July 7, 2014 7:04 AM

Different styles of gaming reminds me of the different types of learning each child encompasses. Bloom's Taxonomy is something all teachers should be cognizant about because each child learns different. In the same regards, each gaming style is meant for a different purpose. Gamification's incentive is moving up the ranks. Game-based gaming teachers the user something as they play-- such as http://studyisland.com.

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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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App of the Week: A game that teaches game design

App of the Week: A game that teaches game design | Games and education | Scoop.it
Project Spark is a digital game creator that lets students build their own games.
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Why Curriculum Should Function More Like A Game

Why Curriculum Should Function More Like A Game | Games and education | Scoop.it

"The structure of formal learning in most classrooms is a basic sequence of activity>lesson>unit, with a culminating assessment of some sort. Whether this assessment is a performance, a project or a traditional multiple-choice and short response exam, its function is the same: to evaluate understanding of a given set of standards."


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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, May 2, 3:39 AM
The parallel made her is quite an interesting one
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 4, 11:20 AM
Curriculum involves living text requiring continuous interpretation by teachers and a conversation between teachers and students. Curriculum is not designed for students directly. It is written for teachers who act upon it in responsible ways engaging students in a conversation about their pedagogic actions.
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How Game-Based Learning Can Help Students of All Ages Learn | Edudemic

How Game-Based Learning Can Help Students of All Ages Learn | Edudemic | Games and education | Scoop.it
Some well know psychologists, including Piaget & Bruner believe that play is a child's work. The best way to teach kids they say is through active learning.
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Reflex Math and 9 More Free Math Games for Kids

Reflex Math and 9 More Free Math Games for Kids | Games and education | Scoop.it
Advice from Common Sense Media editors. Flex your math muscles with these free apps and sites.
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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, 12:06 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, 9:30 AM

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

Norton Gusky's curator insight, April 23, 8:15 AM
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, 11:30 AM
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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malek's curator insight, April 17, 12:45 PM

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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What makes game-based learning so effective and how does it work?

What makes game-based learning so effective and how does it work? | Games and education | Scoop.it
When we think of games, we often think of them as somewhat trivial or just for fun, but can a game-based learning environment really change the way students
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Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, May 23, 9:45 AM
Students are more engaged with game-based learning. This is an excellent article explaining how it works and why you should consider including this in your classroom.
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38 Of The Best Educational Games For iPad

38 Of The Best Educational Games For iPad | Games and education | Scoop.it
38 Of The Best Educational Games For iPad
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 10, 6:24 PM

Great list, check this out! 

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8 Game Elements to Make Learning Fun

8 Game Elements to Make Learning Fun | Games and education | Scoop.it
This infographic illustrates 8 elements that make games for fun and engaging for learners.

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KidSmart's curator insight, May 7, 2:21 PM
Best toys and games offer kids a playful learning experience.

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Kinems Learning Games

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Kinems is a game-based pesonalised learning method for children with multiple learning disabilities. Children interact with the learning games naturally with hand and body gestures (without mouse and keyboard). This natural way of interaction in a computer-based gaming environment increases children’s attention, motivation, pleasure and skills’ level.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 3, 12:46 AM

A really interesting use of game based learning.

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The 12 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube

The 12 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube | Games and education | Scoop.it
Advice from Common Sense Media editors. If your kid spends as much time watching Minecraft videos as playing the game, here's a guide to the best YouTube Minecraft channels for kids.
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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, 12:58 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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