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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 skills within the classroom."


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I never liked to think that video games would be useless to learners

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There is a lot to be said for teaching the whole student by making sure these skills are developed and encouraged as an equally important part of 21st century learning.

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´Destaca que la construcción de habilidades sociales y emocionales asegura mayores resultados académicos y personales

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Are you interested in designing e-learning and video based games for children and youth in India that impact social emotional learning. Get in touch with us at Dreamcatchers so that we can work together.

 

The following article outlines the gains from social emotional learning and the use of video games as is being discovered in the West.

 

 

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The Powerful Role of Video Games In Learning - Edudemic

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We talk a lot about the gamification of education. Heck, the March issue of our iPad magazine was basically all about gamification. But what about video games? Is that Nintendo DS actually as bad as you think?
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Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and ... - New York Times (blog)

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Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and ...
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In this lesson, students read about studies exploring how video games affect gamers.
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Games Support Multiple Learning Styles

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When we talk about "games," that term covers a huge range. From video games to board games, from Kinect to pencil-and-paper games, all of these can contribute to student learning.
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Using Games as Learning Tools

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Wendy L. Bedwell, Davin Pavlas, Kyle Heyne, Elizabeth H. Lazzara and Eduardo Salas, all of the University of Central Florida, published "Toward a Taxonomy Linking Game Attributes to Learning: An Em...
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Video Games and Social Emotional Learning

Video Games and Social Emotional Learning | Why don't we try to connect? | Scoop.it

"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 skills within the classroom."


Via Beth Dichter
Caroline Martins's insight:

I never liked to think that video games would be useless to learners

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Nancy Jones's curator insight, February 17, 2013 7:48 AM

There is a lot to be said for teaching the whole student by making sure these skills are developed and encouraged as an equally important part of 21st century learning.

Hilda Cáceres's curator insight, February 20, 2013 10:12 AM

´Destaca que la construcción de habilidades sociales y emocionales asegura mayores resultados académicos y personales

Dreamcatchers India's curator insight, February 24, 2013 11:21 PM

Are you interested in designing e-learning and video based games for children and youth in India that impact social emotional learning. Get in touch with us at Dreamcatchers so that we can work together.

 

The following article outlines the gains from social emotional learning and the use of video games as is being discovered in the West.

 

 

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20 Educational Games Perfect For Young Students - Edudemic

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Whether your child is waiting for the doctor or relaxing on a long car ride, the following educational games are some of the best.
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My little students love some of them!

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