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Educational Technology and Cyberculture. Tecnologias na Educação e Cibercultura.
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Experts advocate video games for learning

Experts advocate video games for learning | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Academics, policy makers and industry experts agree that students can learn not just by playing video games, but also by creating them.

Via Kim Flintoff
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How much video game time is too much?

How much video game time is too much? | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Video games might actually be good for kids — but only if they play for an hour or less per day, a new study suggests. Compared to...

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Bring Your Retro Games Into the Modern Age with These Emulator Tricks

Bring Your Retro Games Into the Modern Age with These Emulator Tricks | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
You probably already know you can play your favorite retro games on your computer, tablet, or phone with an emulator.
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Do Video Games Make Kids Violent ?

Do Video Games Make Kids Violent ? | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it

Via Educatorstechnology, Lynnette Van Dyke
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Les Howard's curator insight, January 16, 2014 5:42 AM

Article summarizes James Paul Gee's work in this area, make interesting point.

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Entrevista com os reis do videogame

Entrevista com os reis do videogame | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Quase todos os móveis do apartamento que Bruno Aiub, de 22 anos, divide com o amigo e colega de trabalho Leon Martins, de 29, em Curitiba, se concentram em um quarto estreito que foi transformado em
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'Don't just buy a new video game - make one'

'Don't just buy a new video game - make one' | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
"Don't just buy a new video game - make one" - U.S. President Barack Obama helps kick off Computer Science Education Week 2013.

Via Teresa Pombo
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Why Video Games Make People Happy

Why Video Games Make People Happy | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
  via Stuff.co.nz OPINION: Video games, whether violent or not, are a lightning rod for speculation and fear regarding their impact on children and adults alike. Yet, we do not have to go far ...

Via Maria Margarida Correia
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Video Games & Violence, Yet Again

Video Games & Violence, Yet Again | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
A breakdown of the latest study of violence and video games.

Via Maria Margarida Correia
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Dewin's curator insight, March 10, 2014 11:39 AM

this is an article about violence in video games which influence children on the way of the violence

 

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Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum

Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
One way to use commercial video games in social studies classrooms is to discuss them as texts or works of art that say something about society.

Via Kim Flintoff, Peter Mellow
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11 Ways Video Games Make You Smarter And Healthier

11 Ways Video Games Make You Smarter And Healthier | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Video games get a bad rap. They are often portrayed as violent, addictive, and a mindless waste of hours that encourage obesity.   But that's only part of the story.  Computer gaming is a $20 billion industry.

Via Maria Margarida Correia
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A Beginner's Guide To Making Your First Video Game

A Beginner's Guide To Making Your First Video Game | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it

Via The Digital Rocking Chair, Café Italia, MrsM, Maria Margarida Correia
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Hans Heesterbeek's curator insight, August 6, 2013 2:45 AM

Could be usefull. I'm not experineced in makeing games. But for some projects it could be useful. Wouldn't it be better, smarte and quicker to get somebody involved how knows the busines or are these tools for concepting? 

@CotCotCotApps's curator insight, August 6, 2013 9:31 PM

Some good advice: learn by doing, start small and be ready to fail! 

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10 Video Games That Changed The World

10 Video Games That Changed The World | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Video games are a relatively recent phenomenon, despite the fact that they have been around for at least 50 years and counting.
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Em busca de games pós-capitalistas

Em busca de games pós-capitalistas | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Extremamente populares, jogos de computador reproduzem relações de mercado e devastação. Mas há versões rebeldes -- e planejam-se ambientes não-mercantis...
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Neurociencias: Tu cerebro bajo la influencia de los videojuegos

How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask.

Via Anna Goldfeder, Víctor Xepiti Eme, PuertoTICs, Nicolás Dominguez
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Lia Goren's curator insight, November 4, 2013 11:04 PM

Para romper mitos habituales entre padres, madres, maestros, etc

Human@s's curator insight, November 19, 2013 6:39 AM

¿Qué efectos producen los videojuegos en las personas?

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Video Games in School (Infographic)

Video Games in School (Infographic) | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it
Video games engage players in many of the core facets of learning, but at what price?

Via Beth Dichter
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Beth Dichter's curator insight, October 25, 2013 11:20 PM

Why are video games educational? This infographic is chock full of information. Some of the details are below

Why Video Games  are Educational:

* They push players to utilize the zone of proximal development

* They are doable yet challenging

* The require critical thinking (learn the four phases in the infographic)

Epistimic Games (games that make you think in innovative ways
* SodaConstructor

* Peacemaker

Links between Bloom’s Taxonomy and video games

Memory and Attention

Stages of Critical Thinking

Difficulty with Time Management

If you are looking for evidence on the value of video games in education check out this infographic.

Luis Carlos Peña Gordillo's curator insight, November 25, 2013 11:54 PM

Infografía de los beneficios de usar videojuegos en la escuela :)

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How To Build A Video Game In Two Weeks (With No Experience)

How To Build A Video Game In Two Weeks (With No Experience) | Linguagem Virtual | Scoop.it

Michael Rundle:  "How do you make a video game? Sometimes the answer seems simple: you don't."


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Maria Claudia Londoño D's curator insight, January 4, 2013 9:34 AM

Very useful tips fon parents,teachers...young developers...

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 4, 2013 3:44 PM

This would be a great learning activity. 

Noemi Mabel Giorgi's curator insight, January 8, 2013 12:11 AM

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