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Gamification: Your Learners Deserve To Be Delighted And Excited - eLearning Industry

Gamification: Your Learners Deserve To Be Delighted And Excited - eLearning Industry | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
Gamification is an incredible way to engage learners in their training. Learn about the difference between structural and content gamification here...
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Are Multiplayer Games the Future of Education?

Are Multiplayer Games the Future of Education? | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
A new classroom approach tries to bring more competition into the classroom.
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Social And Emotional Benefits Of Video Games: Metacognition and Relationships

Social And Emotional Benefits Of Video Games: Metacognition and Relationships | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
Contrary to the popular image of the gamer as an awkward, socially inept loner, players are actually engaged with one another. Gamers play cooperatively. They play competitively. They share tips and tricks. They work together. The teach each other how to get better at the game.
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How a Classroom Game Becomes an Embedded Assessment

How a Classroom Game Becomes an Embedded Assessment | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
In Galactic Mappers, a social studies game about physical geography, students compete in teams to create the most geographically diverse continent in a shared hemisphere. This group mapping proje
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Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli

Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
All well designed games begin with a spirit of fun. Some games must deliver a serious and purposeful message, too. An example is Nightmare: Malaria, an iPad game with a similar mechanic as the popula
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5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic

5 Tips For Making Your Class As Addictive As A Game - Edudemic | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
Game designers have mastered certain tricks that make games so addictive that people can’t stop playing them. Here are the top five secrets that game designers know, and some tips on how you can use these same game dynamics to make learning in your classroom as addictive as gaming.
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The Psychology of Gamification: 4 Player Types

The Psychology of Gamification: 4 Player Types | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
Studies analyzing the motivations behind games, and the use of badges help us to explore the psychology of gamification and these 4 unique player types ...
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What Happens When School Design Looks Like Game Design

What Happens When School Design Looks Like Game Design | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
At the Quest To Learn School, curriculum experts and game designers work together to reimagine what school might look like if it drew its inspiration from video games.
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Minecraft: The Great Equalizer | Scott McKenzie | TEDxKitchenerED - YouTube

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Scott McKenzie shares how his classroom has used Minecraft to give ...
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Literacy for the 21st century - The Boston Globe

Literacy for the 21st century - The Boston Globe | Games and gamification | Scoop.it

Coding is becoming the must-have job skill of the 21st century, and it’s not just for computer science majors and other assorted byte heads


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How Minecraft Teaches Reading, Writing and Problem Solving

How Minecraft Teaches Reading, Writing and Problem Solving | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
Last month, Scientific American declared "...“not only is Minecraft immersive and creative, but it is an excellent platform for making almost any subject area more engaging.” A nod from a top scien...
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Shapiro: Games, Not Gamification, Can Help Solve the Education Crisis

Shapiro: Games, Not Gamification, Can Help Solve the Education Crisis | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
Professor and author Jordan Shapiro took to the stage last week to argue that game-based learning could help address the need to evolve education here and abroad. His talk, “Critical... more »
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Civic Mirror | a simulation that turns classrooms into countries, students into citizens, and teachers into 21st century educators.

Civic Mirror | a simulation that turns classrooms into countries, students into citizens, and teachers into 21st century educators. | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
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The Future of Games in Education Infographic

The Future of Games in Education Infographic | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
The Future of Games in Education Infographic explores the ways games have impacted the classroom and where the future may be headed.
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Personalized progress: How tech model is driving achievement

Personalized progress: How tech model is driving achievement | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
Personalized learning is beginning to produce positive results in student achievement as it becomes more established in districts nationwide.
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How You Practice Matters for Learning a Skill Quickly - Association for Psychological Science

How You Practice Matters for Learning a Skill Quickly - Association for Psychological Science | Games and gamification | Scoop.it
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