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7 Good Examples of Gamification in Education

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Here are some of the good examples of gamification in education.
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Top Instructional Designer's Skills Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

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At Quest to Learn, large support staff fuels gaming curriculum

At Quest to Learn, large support staff fuels gaming curriculum | Games for Education | Scoop.it
Before quizzing his middle school students on the features of the Neolithic Revolution, C. Ross Flatt had them play handmade […]
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Report Finds Teachers Underutilize Resources for Digital Games in the Classroom

Report Finds Teachers Underutilize Resources for Digital Games in the Classroom | Games for Education | Scoop.it
A survey reports that most teachers are finding digital games in the classroom through informal means and could benefit from improved training and exposure to resources.
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Steve Hargadon: Escaping the Education Matrix

Steve Hargadon: Escaping the Education Matrix | Games for Education | Scoop.it
“People are almost in this Matrix-like existence,” says education thought-leader Steve Hargadon. “They don’t question schooling. How do you tell a story that opens the door to rethinking what people have believed for decades? So much in their lives depends on that story being what they think it is. How do you tell a new story that involves people reclaiming their destinies, children not being defective, and learning not being owned by one organization?”
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Historia: Game-Based Learning for Middle School History

Historia: Game-Based Learning for Middle School History | Games for Education | Scoop.it
History is the greatest story ever told. However, what makes history so compelling a story too often gets lost in translation in the classroom. As a result, students start tuning out social studies -
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The Return Of Gaming's Greatest Storyteller

The Return Of Gaming's Greatest Storyteller | Games for Education | Scoop.it
Tim Schafer made some of the best-loved computer games of the 1990s. Now he's going back to the genre he helped define.
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Constant Challenges Push Students to Strive for Success

Constant Challenges Push Students to Strive for Success | Games for Education | Scoop.it
Sixth graders learn math concepts in tandem with lessons about perseverance and stretching to achieve goals through a board game called Caterpillar.
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How Video Games Are Changing Education - OnlineColleges.net

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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Being a Toca Builder: Creating Construction Play on Touchscreen Devices

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Being a Toca Builder: Creating Construction Play on Touchscreen Devices | Games for Education | Scoop.it
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How Children Learn To Read - The New Yorker

How Children Learn To Read - The New Yorker | Games for Education | Scoop.it
Why is it easy for some people to learn to read, and difficult for others?
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Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration

Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration | Games for Education | Scoop.it
The success and popularity of Minecraft in and out of classrooms is no surprise. It's one of the best examples of the potential of learning with games because it embraces exploration, discovery, creation, collaboration, and problem-solving while allowing teachers to shepherd play toward any subject area. But Minecraft is not the only game of this kind. Take a look at some of these.
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BBC's Dr. Who Game Teaches Kids Basics of Coding

BBC's Dr. Who Game Teaches Kids Basics of Coding | Games for Education | Scoop.it
Tying in with the new coding and computing content initiative announced by the BBC last month, the British broadcaster has announced a new Doctor Who-themed game designed to teach the basics... Keep reading →
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Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee

Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee | Games for Education | Scoop.it
Games and learning champion James Paul Gee discusses literacy, systems thinking, education, socio-economic inequality, and, of course, video games.
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Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli

Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli | Games for Education | Scoop.it
All well designed games begin with a spirit of fun. Some games must deliver a serious and purposeful message, too. An example is Nightmare: Malaria, an iPad game with a similar mechanic as the popula
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Game-Based Learning Brings the History of Civilization to Life

Game-Based Learning Brings the History of Civilization to Life | Games for Education | Scoop.it
Middle school students learn social studies through Historia, a paper-based simulation game that incorporates a world cultures curriculum aligned to state standards.
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The Power of Play in Learning

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Flickr: Ernst Vikne By Aran Levasseur The goal of the videogame "Civilization" is to build a civilization that stands the test of time. You start the ga
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Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum

Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum | Games for Education | Scoop.it
One way to use commercial video games in social studies classrooms is to discuss them as texts or works of art that say something about society.
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Gaming is Good for You (Infographic) - Affordable Schools Online

Gaming is Good for You (Infographic) - Affordable Schools Online | Games for Education | Scoop.it
My kids can’t seem to get enough of their video games. I can take away the Xbox 360’s power cord…
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The Neurology of Gaming - OnlineUniversities.com

The Neurology of Gaming - OnlineUniversities.com | Games for Education | Scoop.it
Video games can be used to educate through repetition and feedback, but they can also have some less-than-positive side effects. Learn about how video games can improve the educational experience as well as hinder it.
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