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This site is meant as a library of the online resources I have collected with regards to Games Based Learning. A specific focus is given to Wii games (as that is the console we have at our school). 

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The Pedagogies in Game Based Learning: A Case Study of Teacher Attitudes & Perceptions | AvatarGeneration

The Pedagogies in Game Based Learning: A Case Study of Teacher Attitudes & Perceptions | AvatarGeneration | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it
I wanted to share my project with the community! I built a serious game using a platform called ThinkingWorlds to showcase the pedagogies in games and to investigate how teacher attitudes and perceptions changed before and after playing the game.
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NT DET Scratch

NT DET Scratch | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it

Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive
stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.

As students create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical

and computational ideas, while also learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

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Angry Birds in the classroom

Angry Birds in the classroom | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it

Using the app like this has shown me yet again how powerful games for learning can be in the classroom.

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Using Kinect in Special Ed Classrooms

Using Kinect in Special Ed Classrooms | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it

What sold me on the idea of using Kinect was the fact that it can be used in conjunction with the board, in a very interactive way. It was soon very clear that Kinect was a welcomed addition to our existing technology. We never looked back and students love the lessons our teachers created!

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Benefits of Xbox360 Kinect for kids with autism

Stanford University studies on benefits for people with Autism when using the Xbox 360 Kinect.

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Classroom as a Game | The Cool Teacher Podcast

Classroom as a Game | The Cool Teacher Podcast | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it

Barbara talks A LOT about the new Nintendo 3DS, what it is and why it is so cool, and how we might consider using it in the classroom.

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Game-based learning: Who, why and how…?

Talk for teachers at Microsoft learning alliance event in London under the team Playful Learning.
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Games-based Learning for Leaders: How Video Games Can Improve Literacy in One Semester

Games-based Learning for Leaders: How Video Games Can Improve Literacy in One Semester | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it
March 2010: London is the focus for a gaming-in-education event only in its second year.
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Game-Based Learning

Game-Based Learning | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it
Game-Based Learning uses competitive exercises, either pitting the students against each other or getting them to challenge themselves in order to motivate them to learn better.
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Games Based Learning - LiveBinder

Games Based Learning - LiveBinder | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it
Students use games in their life for entertainment, play, and enjoyment.

Using video games in the classroom brings the enjoyment, play, and wonder children experience as part of their recreation time to inspire and motivate their learning. We have always used games in the classroom, from math quizzes to vocabulary games, so why not the commercial off the shelf games with mass appeal and demand, which children know and love, in the classroom.

 

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I have this one on my Livebinder shelf -- definitely worth sharing with others via Scoop.it!

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Angry Birds in the Classroom - LiveBinder

This is the ultimate resource for Angry Birds classroom ideas and resources

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Using Angry Birds to teach math, history and science

Using Angry Birds to teach math, history and science | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it

Yesterday instead of dutifully writing a blog post, I was having fun building catapults with kids. I was playing with a transdisciplinary lesson using Angry Birds as my inspiration. Yes, you read correctly-Angry Birds.

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Video games help autistic students in classrooms

Video games help autistic students in classrooms | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it

the game's designer said his team built it with "zero assumptions" about players' abilities. ........... he said. "The main mantra was, 'No failure.' "

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Good Game Spawn Point - Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Good Game Spawn Point - Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it

This is a great show, here they review Minecraft on the Xbox360.  Minecraft is one of the truely epic games that has a multitude of educational benefitss and possibilities.

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How and Why to use Second Life for Education?

How and Why to use Second Life for Education? | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it
Do you think Second Life, the virtual world is still about gambling and pornography? Forget it! While gambling is being forbidden in SL, education has it’s golden age. Let’s see why we should use Second Life for education:
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What Is Game Based Learning? | Upside Learning Blog

What Is Game Based Learning? | Upside Learning Blog | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it
Is Game Based Learning all about incorporating course material into a game format? No, it isn't. Read more to understand the nuances of Game Based Learning.
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An Introduction to Games Based Learning by Andrew Miller | KinectEDucation

An Introduction to Games Based Learning by Andrew Miller | KinectEDucation | GBL - Games Based Learning | Scoop.it
Our good friend Wikipedia, gives a good overview of GBL, and summarizes it as “a branch of serious games that deals with applications that have defined learning outcomes.
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Game-Based Learning: How to Delight and Instruct in the 21st Century (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE

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