Financial Football has 3 levels of play: Rookies (ages 11-14), Pro (ages 14-18), and Hall of Fame (ages 18+). Another good financial gaming tool-this time for the football lovers! Available as an app or web-based.
An electronics kit in your computer! Build circuits with resistors, light bulbs, batteries, and switches. Take measurements with the realistic ammeter and voltmeter. View the circuit as a schematic diagram, or switch to a life-like view.
Using technology for role-playing was a watershed moment for a group seeking to learn about how to protect the Chesapeake Bay." The podcast at the end of the article is great too! What a great way to share with students how simulations are being used in the "real" world!
This is a math software program that reinforces skills taught in class and helps improve learning and retention. It is an emotionally intelligent educational game, which takes game based learning to a new level. This game monitors and responds to a student's emotions, in order to enhance the rate at which they learn. It utilizes a sensor such as a simple wristband, which monitors physiological feedback. This feedback helps personalize learning. For example, the game can automatically provide help if students are feeling frustrated, and it can challenge them if they are bored. It provides scaffolding and keeps students in the flow or heightened learning state.
Through Your Child’s Eyes tool from Understood: Interactive media to understand what your child with a learning disability or attention issue goes through.
Naomi Orlovsky's insight:
This is an excellent virtual simulation that can be shared with parents, teachers, coworkers, etc to help others understand specific learning challenges that an individual (Pre-K - Adult) may be experiencing in reading, writing, math, attention, and organization. I have been to conferences that have shared these simulations, but it was really nice to find a free tool that I can share with others to experience in a virtual format.
Battle the Murktide in this Personal Finance Game. Help people from becoming a victim of the Murtide with the help of Operative participating in the Gen i Revolution. You will gain access to your profile. Once inside, enter the revolution.
Naomi Orlovsky's insight:
This online personal finance game for middle school and high school students helps students develop a firmer understanding of their own personal finance skills.
In Bill Gates’ vision of the classrooms of the future, students are grouped according to skill set. One cluster huddles around a computer terminal, playing an educational game or working on a simulator.
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