Using games in secondary science
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Resources for embedding games into secondary science lessons.
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Good Video Games and Good Learning | Games for Change

Good Video Games and Good Learning | Games for Change | Using games in secondary science | Scoop.it
James Paul Gee looks at sixteen learning principles that good games, across a board spectrum of genres, incorporate.

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Video Games and Social Emotional Learning

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A lot of talk, press, and focus in this era of learning is on common core standards and 21st century skills and literacies.  What is often neglected is the importance of building social emotional s...

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William J. Ryan's curator insight, March 8, 2013 9:02 AM

The ability to create simulations such as supervisory, leadership, ethical all come together in this type of copmbined toolset.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, September 10, 2013 8:12 AM

 In our jargon we sometimes call this SEL.

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A social perspective on video games. 

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Science Games - Learning about Science through Games | Learning Games For Kids

Science Games - Learning about Science through Games | Learning Games For Kids | Using games in secondary science | Scoop.it
Learning Games for Kids - Education is part of life. It should be fun and challenging... not boring. Learn while you play games!
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Science: High School Games - Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games

Science: High School Games - Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games | Using games in secondary science | Scoop.it
This game provides resources for teachers, parents, and students who are interested in educational games on the Internet. It looks at the value of using games for learning, and provides game suggestions for several subject areas and grade levels.
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The Education Arcade

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 The Education Arcade explores games that promote learning through authentic and engaging play. TEA's research and development projects focus both on the learning that naturally occurs in popular commercial games, and on the design of games that more vigorously address the educational needs of players.


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Kasey Howard's curator insight, September 21, 9:59 PM

Excellent educational games created with the educator in mind to further students' creative and exploratory skills.  

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Science: Middle School Games - Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games

Science: Middle School Games - Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games | Using games in secondary science | Scoop.it
This game provides resources for teachers, parents, and students who are interested in educational games on the Internet. It looks at the value of using games for learning, and provides game suggestions for several subject areas and grade levels.
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