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Training Games: The Military Way

Training Games: The Military Way | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Lunsford, who has designed more than a dozen games for the U.S. military and West Point, was one of the innovators in the military’s growing use of games. Over the last decade, training games have spread across the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as Britain, Canada, Australia, and other nations. It’s not that the Pentagon brass has an irresistible urge to grab a joystick. But training soldiers nowadays is expensive in terms of money, resources, and time. Games are not a substitute for live training in the mud or the cockpit, but they are cost-effective in preparing soldiers for many tasks.
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Game Building Resources

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The best FREE resources of game building for teachers and children: Building games for teaching Teach with Portal - Today, innovative educators are finding ways to incorporate Portal™ and Portal 2 ...
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Good Web Tools to Create Educational Games for Your Class

Good Web Tools to Create Educational Games for Your Class | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
May 1, 2014
In today's post, I am sharing with you some great web tools that you can use with your students in class to create games. You can integrate these tools in different learning tasks. You...

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The Benefits of Play for Adults: How Play Can Improve Your Health, Work, and Family Relationships

The Benefits of Play for Adults: How Play Can Improve Your Health, Work, and Family Relationships | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Play is not just for kids. Learn how play can improve your relationships, creativity, and productivity.
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Do Smartphone Games Keep Kids Sharp or Just Wired? - NBCNews.com

Do Smartphone Games Keep Kids Sharp or Just Wired? - NBCNews.com | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Do Smartphone Games Keep Kids Sharp or Just Wired?
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Bored kids complaining about how “there's nothing to do” this summer need look no further than their neighborhood app store.
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Learning Never Stops: 50 websites that help make learning science fun

Learning Never Stops: 50 websites that help make learning science fun | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it

"Without a doubt my most popular posts have consistently been science websites. Below, I have combined all the science websites that I have shared so far and have added nine new ones. Whether you have been following my blog, or if this is your first time, I promise you will find many great resources for your students."


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Sally Tilley's curator insight, April 7, 2014 9:52 PM

What an incredibly well-sourced collation of resources...follow this immediately! Thanks so much for sharing!

Sally Tilley's curator insight, April 7, 2014 9:52 PM

What an incredibly well-sourced collation of resources...follow this immediately! Thanks so much for sharing!

Elizabeth Brookfield's curator insight, April 8, 2014 5:35 AM

Must check a few of these out...