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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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Fake It To Make It | Games for Change

Fake It To Make It | Games for Change | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Fake It To Make It is a simulation-style game where players take on the role of someone creating and distributing fake news for profit. Players learn how misinformation is created, spread, and emotionally targeted, and leave better prepared to be skeptical of misinformation that they encounter in the future.


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Maybe a bit complex, but useful with young adults!!
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Claudia Andrade's curator insight, November 26, 2017 10:42 AM
Interesting game to identify fake news
Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, November 26, 2017 2:51 PM
Interesting tool for teaching students to recognize fake news.
Presenters's curator insight, November 26, 2017 3:38 PM
Fake It To Make It es un juego que, apostando por la terrible actualidad, logra crear un entorno educativo. El jugador tiene que crear y difundir noticias para obtener beneficios, pasando por las etapas de creación, localización de un objetivo emocional, difusión... En definitiva, es un título que prepara al que lo termina para un futuro de escepticismo con las informaciones que reciba.
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The Future is Fiction: Playful Future-Thinking About Climate Change with FutureCoast

The Future is Fiction: Playful Future-Thinking About Climate Change with FutureCoast | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Sometime in the near future(s), something will go awry with the voicemail system sending messages spiraling back through time, a phenomenon that is being referred to as "chronofall." These messages take the form of small, elegant crystalline structures referred to as "chronofacts" that can be decoded to reveal a taste of life in the future. [...]
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A superb example of Alternate Reality, the use of new technologies in the creation of realistic environments/worlds/situations where actions must be taken in order to achieve something... pure learning!!!! http://futurecoast.org/
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Hangouts in History - The Black Death

Re-imagining education using Google+. History can be a tough subject to bring to life, especially going back more than 700 years to plague-era Europe. We had...
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A brilliant and stunning example on using real time recreations/simulations to enrich projects and cross curricular activities.

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Everyday Life Tutorials

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Free Everyday Life Tutorials. These interactive lessons give you the opportunity to experience these daily challenges without real-world. Simulations of real-life situations for students to learn how to move around. Perfect tool to teach everyday vocabulary as a solid support for communicative situations.

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Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game

Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Young people naturally gravitate towards games, but how can teachers gamify learning without making a huge commitment? The team behind hit RPG Classcraft have an innovative solution to this problem.


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Good article on the use of Classcraft in the classroom!!

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Adriane Caldeira Silva's curator insight, November 13, 2014 6:31 AM

For oral practicing, for socialization, for changing the boring aspect of expository lessons, for improving your classes…

Ness Crouch's curator insight, July 6, 2015 2:06 AM

Online role playing is becoming a popular way of engaging students. Role playing allows students to step into a situation and work through solutions.

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Civic Mirror: Simulated Nation Building for Middle Schoolers

Civic Mirror: Simulated Nation Building for Middle Schoolers | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
When I was in middle school, I had a U.S. history class that I can remember almost nothing about. The only thing I recall was that during a really exciting jeopardy game, the teacher asked me about a
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Nice initiative to introduce civic education through a simulation game!

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Urgent Evoke

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Evoke is a crash course in changing the world. Play your way through EVOKE's quests to learn all about social entrepreneurship.
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Gaming & Education at its best. Role-playing, simulation, communication, sharing... and LEARNING!!!

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