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Imagination, Creativity, Games and Play
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Online Learning: A User’s Guide to Forking Education | Online Learning | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Online Learning: A User’s Guide to Forking Education | Online Learning | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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The Flipped Academic – Alex Bruton’s website and blog – The Innographer » Alex Bruton's website and blog – The Innographer - Practical innovation education and speaking

The Flipped Academic – Alex Bruton’s website and blog – The Innographer » Alex Bruton's website and blog – The Innographer - Practical innovation education and speaking | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
Helping people (learn to) innovate....
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24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun - Online Universities.com

24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun - Online Universities.com | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
Here are just a few of the great sites that are embracing game-based learning, helping make studying more fun.
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How Portal 2 Developers Became The Best 6th Grade Physics Teachers Ever

How Portal 2 Developers Became The Best 6th Grade Physics Teachers Ever | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
PLAYMAKERS is an exploration of the experiences and innovations that are leading the way for learning design in the twenty-first century.
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50 Awesome Videos for Gaming Teachers - Online Universities

50 Awesome Videos for Gaming Teachers - Online Universities | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
Check out our list of 50 awesome videos for gaming teachers to discover what experts, teachers, and even students have to say about using games for education.
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Utilizing Game Mechanics in Online Learning » Online Universities

Utilizing Game Mechanics in Online Learning » Online Universities | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
If the notion of creating a video game is daunting, it probably should be.
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Jumpchart - Simple Website Planning and Wireframing

Jumpchart is a simple online collaborative content wireframe tool for helping you plan websites.
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LGN and FableVision Release Innovative Game Design Tool Kit and PD for Teachers

LGN and FableVision Release Innovative Game Design Tool Kit and PD for Teachers | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
We're announcing release of the Game Design Tool Kit, a free online resource to help teachers integrate game design across the curriculum.
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Seeing Games as a Vital Part of 21st Century Literacy and Assessment: A Few Moments with Katie Salen | DMLcentral

Seeing Games as a Vital Part of 21st Century Literacy and Assessment: A Few Moments with Katie Salen | DMLcentral | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it

Known as an established game designer and design educator, Katie Salen is a go-to expert in the field of games and learning. Salen was the original lead designer of Gamestar Mechanic, a popular game making tool for youth which focuses primarily on game design, and she serves as Executive Director of the Institute of Play, a non-profit design studio dedicated to promoting game design and game-like learning.

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Quandary

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Quandary is a free, online game that engages your students in ethical decision-making and develops skills that will help them recognize ethical issues and deal with challenging situations in their own lives.

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Ethical, decision-making, critical thinking

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Kids and video games: Why children should play more

Kids and video games: Why children should play more | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
Guest Post Parents, politicians, and educators often criticize video games as a waste of time that distract kids from healthier activities such as school, outdoor play, sports, and community servic...
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Best argument against video game haters. - Imgur

Best argument against video game haters. - Imgur | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
Imgur is used to share photos with social networks and online communities, and has the funniest pictures from all over the Internet.
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terriffic short piece about gaming with disabilties

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Play - What Is Play?, The Importance Of Play, Elements Of Children's Play, Social Elements Of Play

Play - What Is Play?, The Importance Of Play, Elements Of Children's Play, Social Elements Of Play | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
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Faculty Hold the Keys to Lower Textbook Costs—But Do They Care? - The EvoLLLution | The EvoLLLution

Faculty Hold the Keys to Lower Textbook Costs—But Do They Care? - The EvoLLLution | The EvoLLLution | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
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Should Kids Play Games in the Classroom?

Should Kids Play Games in the Classroom? | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
Education Nation is a nationally broadcast, in-depth conversation about improving education in America.
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Meet a team of educators who are adding games to the 21st-century curriculum

Meet a team of educators who are adding games to the 21st-century curriculum | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
Educators traditionally have done their best to keep video games out of the classroom, but a new school of thinking is integrating games and game-related exercises in teaching — even as...
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Game Design Program for Education & Training - GameSalad

Game Design Program for Education & Training - GameSalad | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
GameSalad is the world’s fastest game design engine. Our game design program offers education, training, books, certification and licensing for teachers.
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Exploding watermelons with your mind

Exploding watermelons with your mind | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
A Kentucky-based hackerspace has turned a mind-reading toy into a melon blasting machine.
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games-based-learning blog: Three “Games Based Learning” Development Tools Explored

games-based-learning blog: Three “Games Based Learning” Development Tools Explored | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it

A lot of the games based learning products that I have developed over the years have been done using Flash. Adobe’s Flash is a fantastic tool and creates efficient code (a small file size that is great for web work) but is not necessarily that easy to use for non-programmers. In the last year, I have had a look at some other tools, which can be used to develop games based learning (even if that is not their primary purpose). This blog post is an overview my findings.

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We Need More Games Like “Lure of The Labyrinth”

We Need More Games Like “Lure of The Labyrinth” | Imaginative Education | Scoop.it
From press release of Learning Games Network (LGN) : NewSchools Venture Fund today announced a $200,000 investment in Learning Games Network (LGN), the leading game-based learning research and deve...
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Playfic

Another great tool for making games, based on TEXT. One for the haters ... OMG you can learn to read and write making games.

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