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Gathering best practices about how to learn better! Games and peers mainly.
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The Visual Thinking Landscape | Coaching Leaders

The Visual Thinking Landscape | Coaching Leaders | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
Visual thinking is a way to organize your thoughts and improve your ability to think and communicate.

Via Dave Wood
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Visual Thinking online introduction

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Some useful how-to draw videos embedded in this article

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Des jeux coopératifs au design de travail collaboratif

Des jeux coopératifs au design de travail collaboratif | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

De la découverte des jeux coopératifs ou comment stimuler le travail collaboratifs en s'inspirant de ces mécaniques de jeu qui font travailler les joueurs ensemble plutôt que via la compétition.

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Pandémie

Pandémie | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
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Un jeu de plateau super intéressant où les joueurs coopèrent contre le jeu pour enrayer la progression épidémique de 4 maladies à travers le monde.

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edX

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Free online courses from top universities

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Leeaarn

Une plateforme pour partager ses connaissances en organisant des classes et en les proposant aux internautes

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The Virtues of Standing-Up: In Meetings and Elsewhere - Bob Sutton

The Virtues of Standing-Up: In Meetings and Elsewhere - Bob Sutton | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

A good hint to foster active learning: stand up!

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Urgent Evoke - A crash course in changing the world.

Urgent Evoke - A crash course in changing the world. | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

Totally seduced by its Marvel Comics/SciFi dark universe :) Cool to play and solve quests in this totally virtual adventure while learning about world's main issues and how to master the mindset of social innovators!
Directed by alternate reality game master Jane McGonigal.

"Evoke is a crash course in changing the world. Play your way through EVOKE's quests to learn all about social entrepreneurship."

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Skillshare, learn anything from anyone, anywhere

Skillshare, learn anything from anyone, anywhere | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
Skillshare is a marketplace of classes to learn anything (e.g. cooking, fashion, programming) from teachers in your community.
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Coursekit, a simple app to manage courses and engage students.

Coursekit, a simple app to manage courses and engage students. | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

Coursekit's ambition is to re-imagine what a class should look like online. It giveq instructors and students well-designed tools to manage their courses – calendaring, file management – and make it easy to interact with one another.

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Brain Games & Brain Training - Lumosity

Brain Games & Brain Training - Lumosity | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
Improve memory and attention with scientific brain games. Play games and train your brain to boost overall mental power and perfomance.
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Milton model - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Milton model - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

The technique of being "artfully vague" to elude conscious resistance and engage the inconscious mind is well developped in sales and marketing. They could also be used to ease learning start, improve self confidence and knowledge adoption in day to day life.

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Scratch: Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch: Imagine, Program, Share | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively. Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab.

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ReFrame – helps you to think differently

ReFrame – helps you to think differently | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
Reframing is an easy and free online tool that helps you to find creative approaches for life and work. It’s fun, try it now!
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A short+funny thinking process to help you reframe your own believes about tricky situations

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SuperBetter

SuperBetter is a tool created by game designers and backed by science to help build personal resilience: the ability to stay strong, motivated and optimistic even in the face of difficulty challenges. Resilience has a powerful effect on health -- by boosting physical and emotional well-being. Resilience also helps you achieve your life goals -- by strengthening your social support and increasing your stamina, willpower and focus. Every aspect of the game is designed to harness the power of positive emotions and social connection for live, feel, and act better.

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The true subtility of this game is to link body and mind :)

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How to Save Science: Education, the Gender Gap, and the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers

How to Save Science: Education, the Gender Gap, and the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
"The skills of the 21st century need us to create scholars who can link the unlinkable."

"What is crucial is not that technical ability,
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Coursera

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We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.
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FavorTree - New App Uses Gamification For Social Good - Forbes

FavorTree - New App Uses Gamification For Social Good - Forbes | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
A new mobile app called FavorTree is harnessing the competitive energy that makes online games like FarmVille successful and using it to fortify real-life communities.
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The Mind Gym

The Mind Gym | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
Transforming performance by changing the way people think and behave in organisations all over the world every day.
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Codecademy

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Codecademy is the easiest way to learn how to code. It's interactive, fun, and you can do it with your friends.
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Learning Shelter | Réinventons l'éducation

Learning Shelter is a disruptive online classes platform where everybody can learn and share anything with anyone, everywhere!
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8 Great Short Games for Groups » Agile Trail

8 Great Short Games for Groups » Agile Trail | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

Tjose 8 short games are easy to implement and seem to me to be perfect ice-breakers for workshops, to warm up or to make a point in demonstrating team dynamics like collaboration or the like.

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Unstuck app - How to live better every day

Unstuck app - How to live better every day | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

Unstuck is a new in-the-moment approach to personal growth for anyone who wants to live better every day. The app combines personalized digital tools with tips and know-how from a community of other people facing stuck moments.

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Digital-Tutors > CG, 3D, Animation and VFX Training and Tutorials

Digital-Tutors > CG, 3D, Animation and VFX Training and Tutorials | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it
Digital-Tutors helps you make movies, video games and more with the largest online video-based training and tutorial library for CG, 3D, animation and VFX.
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Design Jam Handbook - Design Jams

Design Jam Handbook - Design Jams | Social learning and serious games | Scoop.it

Design Jams organization can be a great source of inspiration to organize learning events that are less top down. What I think critical about Jams is that learning is based on experiencing and collaborating with others to solve a design challenge, so that learning is impactful and immediatly rewarding.

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