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Kids and video games: Why children should play more - VentureBeat

Kids and video games: Why children should play more - VentureBeat | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
Kids and video games: Why children should play moreVentureBeatParents, politicians, and educators often criticize video games as a waste of time that distract kids from healthier activities such as school, outdoor play, sports, and community service.
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Video games can be used as learning tools - 39online.com

Video games can be used as learning tools - 39online.com | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
Video games can be used as learning tools39online.comDoctors at the University of Texas, Dallas believe that certain video games might actually make you smarter!
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EdGamer 39: The Inner Circle of Games and Learning | EdReach

EdGamer 39: The Inner Circle of Games and Learning | EdReach | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
Check out EdGamer 39 for another witty episode of Zack and Gerry running through your favorite gaming and education topics. This week we decipher the cryptic (or just incredibly cool) inner circle of gaming and learning that ...
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Computer Video games Can Present Wonderful Education | Rural ...

Ive invariably loved video video games, ever before due to the fact I earliest played them on a buddys home pc in the afternoon following elementary college. Theres something very nearly magical about the simple fact that we ...
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Gamification in Education: Epic Win, or Epic Fail?

Gamification in Education: Epic Win, or Epic Fail? | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
If video games are revered as one of the most highly engaging activities of the 21st century, then shouldn't we try to capture elements from video games, and apply them to teaching and learning? .....
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Learning: Is there an app for that?

Learning: Is there an app for that? Investigations of young children's usage and learning with mobile devices and apps By Cynthia Chiong & Carly Shuler A mobile media revolution that is changing the lives of adults, and now children of all ages,...
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Forget Boy Scouts: Mozilla Wants New Digital Merit Badges For 21st Century Skills

Forget Boy Scouts: Mozilla Wants New Digital Merit Badges For 21st Century Skills | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
what kid (or adult, for that matter) wouldn’t be intrigued by the prospect of earning a legitimate, awesome-looking achievement-signifier from NASA (for robotics), Disney-Pixar (for wilderness exploring, like the kid in Up), or the Museum of the Moving Image (for video-game design)?
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Children Simply Love Video Game Education « Educational Tools

Video game education is known as the fun way of educating your child in the modern age. The whole point of it is to teach your ...
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Why Games & Learning | Institute of Play

http://t.co/uSjkLarq To answer the question, "why games and learning?
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Designing the 21st Century K-12 Classroom -- THE Journal

Designing the 21st Century K-12 Classroom -- THE Journal | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
It's not enough to take a traditional K-12 classroom and fill it with technology.
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Fruit & Veggie Color Champions

Learning about healthy eating can be fun for your kids! Check out http://t.co/2c0JJtRD for online games that teach kids about fruits and...
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TechCrunch | Will We Need Teachers Or Algorithms?

TechCrunch | Will We Need Teachers Or Algorithms? | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
In my last post, I argued that software will take over many of the tasks doctors do today. And what of education? We find a very similar story of what the popular – and incredibly funny!
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These Nutty Game Ideas Deserve To Be Turned Into Real Video Games - Kotaku

These Nutty Game Ideas Deserve To Be Turned Into Real Video Games - Kotaku | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
These Nutty Game Ideas Deserve To Be Turned Into Real Video GamesKotakuI gotta say, I think that Chris Hecker makes some good points when he calls the video industry out for a lack of variety. Too many games are the same old thing!
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Deep Learning for the 21st Century

Deep Learning for the 21st Century | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
At the beginning of the school year,  I spent part of a day in meetings with other freshmen teachers to discuss “Deep Learning”.  As anyone can guess, it is the opposite of shallow l...
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Returning the Video Games

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How much money did you devote since a child enjoying video video games? A number of us use to figure all weeks time to acquire plenty of allocation just as a.
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Mobile Madness : The Power to Enrich

We use them for working, timetabling, organizing, communicating, gaming, etc. We share family calendars on our cell phones, we ...
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Moviestorm presents the "Hall of Fame" - Nominees required - Moviestorm Forums

Moviestorm presents the "Hall of Fame" - Nominees required - Moviestorm Forums | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it

Got a favourite Moviestorm movie?..get your nominations in now for the upcoming Hall of Fame


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The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect For Smithsonian American ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect For Smithsonian American ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect For Smithsonian American ...San Francisco Chronicle (press release)On March 16, New York publisher Welcome Books will release "The Art of Video Games," the companion book to the Smithsonian American...
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Why the iPad won't transform education just yet - CNN.com

Why the iPad won't transform education just yet - CNN.com | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
Apple has a long way to go -- and logistical hurdles to clear in tens of thousands of schools -- before it dominates K-12 classrooms.
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iCivics | Free Lesson Plans and Games for Learning Civics | Eclectic Technology

iCivics | Free Lesson Plans and Games for Learning Civics | Eclectic Technology | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
iCivics is a web-based education project designed to teach middle school students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy...
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MIT's Education Arcade uses online gaming to teach science ...

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With a new $3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the MIT Education Arcade is about to design, build and research a massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) to help high school students learn math and biology.
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iPad and Games for Learning | The Committed Sardine

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iPad and Games for Learning http://t.co/3kgv76eI < some great examples of games as learning opportunities via the ip*d...
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Steve Jobs: ‘What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology’ | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence

Steve Jobs: ‘What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology’ | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs: “What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology” http://t.co/8NMZqdrt Back to the roots of education?
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'What's Wrong With Education Cannot Be Fixed with Technology' - The Other ... - Wired News

'What's Wrong With Education Cannot Be Fixed with Technology' - The Other ... - Wired News | Videogames and Innovation in Education | Scoop.it
Fox News'What's Wrong With Education Cannot Be Fixed with Technology' - The Other ...Wired NewsBy Tim Carmody On Thursday, Apple is hosting an “Education Event” in New York City.
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