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​How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset - EdSurge News by Denise Henry

​How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset - EdSurge News by Denise Henry | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
By Denise Henry

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Dean Searle's curator insight, June 4, 5:31 AM

Interesting link between education and online games 

Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, June 4, 12:49 PM
Engaging learners using game-based strategies encourages growth mindset. And it makes learning fun!
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Minecraft In Education: How Video Games Are Teaching Kids

Minecraft In Education: How Video Games Are Teaching Kids | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
MINECON 2012: Some enterprising teachers are using Minecraft to teach subjects like physics, geography, and English language, and with promising results.

There are many positive aspects of games -- such as increased hand-eye coordination and social problem solving.  At Minecon, some attendees have taken the next step by using Minecraft to aid them in teaching children. It's a bold move, and one that's encountered some resistance, but they've seen some very positive results: increased attention levels, better collaboration with other students, and of course, better grades.

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Top 10 Educational Games to Use with Students in Class (from Nobel Prize Website)

Top 10 Educational Games to Use with Students in Class (from Nobel Prize Website) | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Nobelprize.org, the official site of Nobel Prize, offers a number of interesting educational games you can use with your students in class. These are interactive games and simulations based on Nobel-awarded achievements to teach and inspire students. There are actually over 29 games covering different topics including physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace, and economics. Most of these games include a ‘Read more’ link to help students learn more about the subject. Below are the 10 most popular games in Nobelprize.org. To access all the educational resources and games, check out this page.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, May 14, 6:01 PM

I'd give a Nobel prize for good games to use with the kiddos!

Carol Hancox's curator insight, May 19, 4:59 AM
Possible game ideas for teaching and learning
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Serious games: online games for learning

Serious games, expected to be a US$1.5 billion global market in 2008, are being described by some analysts as the next wave of technology-mediated learning. As organizations intensify their efforts to engage with members of today’s workforce, serious games offer a powerful, effective approach to learning and skills development.

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