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How To Help Your Students Embrace Failure through Game-based Learning

How To Help Your Students Embrace Failure through Game-based Learning | Gaming in Education | Scoop.it
How To Help Your Students Embrace Failure through Game-based Learning
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Effects of Video Games: More Good than Bad for Youth Development? - Roots of Action

Effects of Video Games: More Good than Bad for Youth Development? - Roots of Action | Gaming in Education | Scoop.it
by Marilyn Price-Mitchell PhD. Recent research questions the effects of video games on youth. They may have both positive and negative effects on development.
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How Game-Based And Traditional Learning Are Different

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Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world | Talk Video | TED ...

Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world | Talk Video | TED ... | Gaming in Education | Scoop.it
Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.
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Microsoft Educator Network

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Join the worldwide community of educators who are passionate about ensuring learners are prepared to thrive in the global economy.
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The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech

The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech | Gaming in Education | Scoop.it
Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? Learn all about the impact of gaming on education in this infographic.
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Kristen McGowan's comment, August 9, 2014 5:14 PM
I really liked this quick fact sheet style display regarding the positive contributions gaming can make in the field of education. MIT was a source listed and I liked some of the suggestions offered including using gaming as a an authoring platform of game simulation that allows students to challenge theories.
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Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli

Why Serious Games Are Not Chocolate-Covered Broccoli | Gaming in Education | Scoop.it
Teacher and edtech leader Matthew Farber talks about what Serious Gaming is (and isn't), who develops and promotes these amusing activities based on real-world concerns, and why we want our students to play them.
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