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I'm gathering resources around video game design, particularly as it related to creation and education.
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Games and the Common Core: Two Movements That Need Each Other

Games and the Common Core: Two Movements That Need Each Other | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
Recently I witnessed two expert panels discussing critical issues for our educational system -- on the same day. The first one was on implementing the Common Core for English-language learners; the s
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California 10th Graders Improve Their Writing Skills—Through an Interactive Fiction Game - The Digital Shift

California 10th Graders Improve Their Writing Skills—Through an Interactive Fiction Game - The Digital Shift | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
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Gamestar Mechanic: Gamification Made Easy

Gamestar Mechanic: Gamification Made Easy | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
Children in the 21st century experience media in ways that are vastly different from any previous generation. Social networking, user-created content and video games provide a level of interactivity
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Reading, Writing and Video Games

Reading, Writing and Video Games | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
The concepts of work and play have become farcically reversed: schoolwork is meant to be superfun and play, like homework, is meant to teach.
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STEM Video Game Challenge Encourages Librarians to Mentor Students - The Digital Shift

STEM Video Game Challenge Encourages Librarians to Mentor Students - The Digital Shift | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
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Why (And How) To Start Learning Video Game Design - Edudemic

Why (And How) To Start Learning Video Game Design - Edudemic | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
Learning video game design is an innovative and interactive way to get students thinking, working, and engaging like never before.
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Lennon Bus and Learning Games Network Present: The Stanford Game Jam

The Lennon Bus and The Learning Games Network teamed up to host a 2-day game jam on the Stanford Campus in sunny Palo Alto California. This project is especi...
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Tech Learning : HOW TO IMPLEMENT A GAME-DESIGN PROGRAM IN YOUR SCHOOL

Tech Learning : HOW TO IMPLEMENT A GAME-DESIGN PROGRAM IN YOUR SCHOOL | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Women remain outsiders in video game industry - The Boston Globe

Women remain outsiders in video game industry - The Boston Globe | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
The billion-dollar video game industry is growing quickly with the explosion of mobile gaming, but women remain outsiders in an industry in which female game characters are hyper-sexualized and female workers subject to unequal treatment,...
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Another story set free via @HaikuDeck "The Game Triforce"

Another story set free via @HaikuDeck "The Game Triforce" | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
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Exploring Common Core’s Informational Text… with Violent Video Games — @Peter_Gutierrez Connect the Pop

Exploring Common Core’s Informational Text… with Violent Video Games — @Peter_Gutierrez Connect the Pop | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
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My ultimate guide to Minecraft in Education : YouTube playlist & Yahoo!! article

My ultimate guide to Minecraft in Education : YouTube playlist & Yahoo!! article | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
Click the link below for my Yahoo!Voices article  How to Download Minecraft : the Minecraft App in School Project You can also check out my YouTube playlist of all of my Minecraft in Education videos   Or you can go back through all of my previous...
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Art with Mrs. Rose: Can Video Games Be Seen As Art?

Art with Mrs. Rose: Can Video Games Be Seen As Art? | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
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Podcast and resources about video games as art (or not)

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UC San Diego Computer Scientists Develop First-person Player Video Game that Teaches How to Program in Java

UC San Diego Computer Scientists Develop First-person Player Video Game that Teaches How to Program in Java | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
UC San Diego Computer Scientists Develop First-person Player Video Game that Teaches How to Program in Java
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Gears of War writer Tom Bissell on video games and storytelling

Gears of War writer Tom Bissell on video games and storytelling | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
After writing Gears of War: Judgment, Tom Bissell talks to Maria Bustillos about the potentialities of video games as literature, as well as its challenges as a storytelling medium.
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Minecraft Club: Want to bring the hottest game into your classroom or library? Here's how. - The Digital Shift

Minecraft Club: Want to bring the hottest game into your classroom or library? Here's how. - The Digital Shift | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
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I Give Up! I'm Finally Going to Gamify My FYC Class

I Give Up! I'm Finally Going to Gamify My FYC Class | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
And I'm kind of excited about it. Okay. I'm ecstatic. I'm like a hardcore gamer two minutes before the midnight release of the latest Call of Duty. If you're a regular reader, you know from one of ...
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Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research : NPR

Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research : NPR | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
Computer games aren't just for fun anymore — they're also valuable research tools. Scientists are taking complex problems — like trying to figure out how proteins fold and how neural networks work — and turning them into engaging games.
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Game Design Tool Kit

Game Design Tool Kit | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
The Learning Games Network is a non-profit spin-off of the MIT Education Arcade dedicated to sparking innovation in games-based learning.
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playforce.org - Playforce: Learning from the games we play

playforce.org - Playforce: Learning from the games we play | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
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This is a new site connecting parents and educators, and kids, to gaming.

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Top 5 Most Artful Video Games | Idea Channel | PBS

Video Games Are Art Video Games have finally made it to the Museum of Modern Art, so we thought we'd celebrate and put together a list of our top 5 most artf...
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Media Mania: Got Gamers? Books Tie-ins to Teen-Favorite Video Games | School Library Journal

Media Mania: Got Gamers? Books Tie-ins to Teen-Favorite Video Games | School Library Journal | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
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Computer Game Storyboard Design - i see tea

Computer Game Storyboard Design - i see tea | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
I've just finished creating these resources - when I say creating, I mean copying from @dogtrax blogpost with permission kindly given by Kevin - so I thought it a good idea to share it with
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Should video games be considered art? | Q with Jian Ghomeshi | CBC Radio

Should video games be considered art? | Q with Jian Ghomeshi | CBC Radio | Video Game Design for Schools | Scoop.it
The Museum of Modern Art is set to introduce 14 video-games into it's galleries. Pac-man and Tetris will now join Pollock and Picasso. This inclusion has reignited the debate on what constitutes art.
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