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How Sandbox Learning Became The Future Of Education

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How did sandbox learning become the future of education? One part social media, one part digital media, and a move towards self-directed learning.
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Researchers debate gaming’s effects on the brain | News | eClassroom News

Researchers debate gaming’s effects on the brain | News | eClassroom News | Preschool | Scoop.it
A U.K.study that compared the brains of teenage video gamers found that those who played video games frequently have more gray matter in the area of the...
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Mangahigh offers free online games to help students learn math | eSchool News

Mangahigh offers free online games to help students learn math | eSchool News | Preschool | Scoop.it
Founded by an experienced team of mathematicians and game specialists in the United Kingdom, Mangahigh is a free, games-based K-12 math teaching resource, where students can learn and practice math skills via purpose-built ...


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Why Education Needs to Get Its Game On

Why Education Needs to Get Its Game On | Preschool | Scoop.it

The cycle of lecture, test and repeat is not the best way to engage kids. In fact, it might be the best way to alienate them.

 

We are wasting the huge opportunity offered by technology to engage and immerse kids in curiosity-based learning and discovery. Schools should not just prepare students to pass state assessments and standardized tests. We should also prepare them for the complex real-world situations they will certainly face. If we recalibrate our education system to meet the needs of the digital natives, we can produce eager, life-long learners who are well-equipped for 21st century careers.

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Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going

Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going | Preschool | Scoop.it

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. –William Butler Yeats

Deconstruct the fun in any good game, and it becomes clear that what makes it enjoyable is the built-in learning process.

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Screen-addicted children may have newest mental illness

Screen-addicted children may have newest mental illness | Preschool | Scoop.it
Children addicted to using electronic devices 24/7 will be diagnosed with a serious mental illness if a new addiction, included as ''internet-use disorder'' in a worldwide psychiatric manual, is confirmed by further research.
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MIT brings video game battle to the public | eCampus News

MIT brings video game battle to the public | eCampus News | Preschool | Scoop.it
Anyone with a web connection can engage in the marketplace maneuvering, the pressure-packed decision making, and the inevitable price wars that break out among business students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
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Crossword Game, Free Flash Games

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Play Free Online Games at coolbuddy.com - flash games, play, free action games, arcade, strategy and online puzzle games...
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Game-Based Learning Units for the Everyday Teacher | Edutopia

A game-based unit includes structures, themes, and mechanisms for trial and error.
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