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6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning

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There seems to be a perception that online gaming has a detrimental impact on children’s development. Nothing could be further from the truth, and there are countless–and complex–reasons for this, but it also makes sense at the basic benefits of game-based learning.

 


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Shanika Journey's curator insight, April 12, 2013 1:18 PM

These benefits also apply to adults using game-based learning for business or personal develoment.

Dr.Revathi Viswanath's curator insight, April 19, 2013 7:07 AM

Very true. It does help children to be more attentive and develops their level of concentration.

Tamra Dollar's curator insight, July 21, 2013 1:22 PM

Game-based-learning lines up with Marzano's brain-based-strategies. While games in and of themselves (like any technology) are a vehicle for learning that must be follow-up with real life connections and applications or we've given our students..well..just another game to play.

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Smartphones now seen as "equal" to consoles as preferred gaming platform

Smartphones now seen as "equal" to consoles as preferred gaming platform | The Gaming Era | Scoop.it
New research from PlaySpan and Magid points to some interesting data on consoles, mobile and free-to-play (Smartphones now seen as "equal" to consoles as preferred gaming platform http://t.co/OGtu3goYaB)...
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Smart phones classed as gaming consloes

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Video glasses let you control games with head movement

Video glasses let you control games with head movement | The Gaming Era | Scoop.it
Zeiss Cinemizer also creates immersive 3D environment for watching films (Video glasses let you control games with head movement: Zeiss Cinemizer also creates immersive 3D environment ...
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gaming controlers becoming more interactive

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6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning

6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning | The Gaming Era | Scoop.it

There seems to be a perception that online gaming has a detrimental impact on children’s development. Nothing could be further from the truth, and there are countless–and complex–reasons for this, but it also makes sense at the basic benefits of game-based learning.

 


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learning incorporated in gaming

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Shanika Journey's curator insight, April 12, 2013 1:18 PM

These benefits also apply to adults using game-based learning for business or personal develoment.

Dr.Revathi Viswanath's curator insight, April 19, 2013 7:07 AM

Very true. It does help children to be more attentive and develops their level of concentration.

Tamra Dollar's curator insight, July 21, 2013 1:22 PM

Game-based-learning lines up with Marzano's brain-based-strategies. While games in and of themselves (like any technology) are a vehicle for learning that must be follow-up with real life connections and applications or we've given our students..well..just another game to play.

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Beyond better graphics: 5 features we want from next-gen consoles | Digital Trends

Beyond better graphics: 5 features we want from next-gen consoles | Digital Trends | The Gaming Era | Scoop.it
While the eyes of the industry will be on certain quantifiable benchmarks like graphics and power when judging the next generation of consoles, there are a few things that we hope will just be included, and we can instantly begin to take for granted.
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PlayStation 4 See the Future

Find out why PlayStation 4 is the best place to play: https://us.playstation.com/ps4/ Remember to subscribe to the PlayStation Channel.
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Is PC gaming dying because of recent gaming trends? | Digital Sensus

Is PC gaming dying because of recent gaming trends? | Digital Sensus | The Gaming Era | Scoop.it
Is PC gaming dying because of recent gaming trends? http://t.co/S7AWOPL08J

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gaming moving towards consoles and away from PC

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Report: Next Xbox controller to feature 'impr - Video Game News, Videos and File Downloads for PC and Console Games at Shacknews.com

Report: Next Xbox controller to feature 'impr - Video Game News, Videos and File Downloads for PC and Console Games at Shacknews.com | The Gaming Era | Scoop.it
Although the next Xbox will ship with an upgraded Kinect, you'll still use a controller with buttons to operate the system. As with PS4, it appears the move to the next generation means you'll have to pick up new controllers.

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the next generation console user control

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Sam Bristow's comment, March 22, 2013 6:06 AM
An article showing how much thought it going into the new developments and next generation of video game consoles, a good read.