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How and Why Do Games Help Kids Learn?

How and Why Do Games Help Kids Learn? | University of Nicosia Library | Scoop.it

‘What would happen if we could design a school that, as a system, was designed around the intrinsic qualities of games and play?’


Via Anna Goldfeder
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 A recent SRI review of 77 gaming studies found that games can enhance cognitive competencies. Experts have found a variety of reasons for the benefits. For one thing, 97 percent of kids play games outside of school. Connecting what kids love to do outside of school with what they do in the classroom is by itself an exciting, novel activity for them.

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Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach Your Monster to Read | University of Nicosia Library | Scoop.it

Teach your Monster to Read: First Steps is a new, free game to practise the first steps of reading.

 

Combining top quality games design with essential learning, the game is built on the principles of synthetic phonics and follows the teaching sequence of the Letters and Sounds programme.

 

It has been assessed by reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

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The Game of Books: A Discovery Game for Libraries & Readers

The Game of Books is a blend of books & big data, a sort of "Magic: The Gathering for Reading, libraries, and teachers.


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Ένα παιχνίδι είναι – όχι πόλεμος. Βάλε το δικό σου ΓΚΟΛ ΣΤΗ ΒΙΑ | Educational TV Blog

Ένα παιχνίδι είναι – όχι πόλεμος. Βάλε το δικό σου ΓΚΟΛ ΣΤΗ ΒΙΑ | Educational TV Blog | University of Nicosia Library | Scoop.it

Ανέβασε τη δική σου καμπάνια στην i-create ως τις 31 Μαρτίου και πάρε μέρος στον διαγωνισμό «Βάλε το δικό σου ΓΚΟΛ ΣΤΗ ΒΙΑ».

 

Ο διαγωνισμός απευθύνεται σε μαθητές δημοτικών σχολείων ( Δ΄- Ε΄- Στ΄ δημοτικού), Γυμνασίων και Λυκείων της χώρας, δημόσιων και ιδιωτικών, αλλά και ελληνόφωνων σχολικών μονάδων της Ομογένειας που λειτουργούν στο εξωτερικό.


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