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Exploring how gaming and gaming theory can engage, challenge, and motivate learners.
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Level UP! | Scholastic.com

Cool resource with gaming lesson plans for ELA.
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Ryan McDonough's curator insight, July 21, 2014 6:34 PM

Provides lots of lesson plans on implementing gaming into the classroom with a hint of how to also incorporate social media into the engagement and takeaway portions of the lessons. I enjoyed reading about how learners can how to use critical thinking skills to create their own digital worlds and simulate happenings. The cause and effect aspects of such gaming lead to a great deal of learning through trial and error. Fortunately, games can just start over when they fail(die).

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STEM Game Ideas - Evaluation - KidsAmaze- Games to Teach and Learn from Children

STEM Game Ideas - Evaluation - KidsAmaze- Games to Teach and Learn from Children | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
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thatgamecompany | TGC

As thatgamecompany aka TGC our goal is to make video games communicating deeper and different emotional experiences the current video game market is not offereing, to foster a creative, experimental environment that also sells solid commercial...
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The Best Collections Of Online Educational Games | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day...

The Best Collections Of Online Educational Games | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
There are tons of online educational games out there, and many, many collections of them, too.  However, I've found that most of these collections also include...
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Word Cloud: What Makes a Good Game | Kevin's Meandering Mind

Word Cloud: What Makes a Good Game | Kevin's Meandering Mind | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
We began our Game Design camp with some introductions and some talk about what makes a good game.
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An Inside Look at the Game Development World | Kevin's Meandering Mind

An Inside Look at the Game Development World | Kevin's Meandering Mind | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
(from Hitpoint Studio Presentation) Our Game Design camp was fortunate to have two visitors yesterday from a local game development company called...
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Video Games and Moral Choices

**We've moved to The Escapist! New episodes weekly!** http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/extra-credits Episode Eight in my series of video "lectures...
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Launching a Participatory Learning Ecosystem - Version 1.0

Launching a Participatory Learning Ecosystem - Version 1.0 | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
Today we’re officially launching the Connected PD blog.
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Google projects: Social gaming platform and Chrome video chat

Google projects: Social gaming platform and Chrome video chat | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
Google's got a few tricks up its sleeve, as it looks like the company plans to create a social gaming...
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AMD Changing the Game

AMD Changing the Game | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
Gaming isn’t just about entertainment anymore.  Developers — including high school students — are now creating games designed both to educate and engage people of all ages on pressing social issues.
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The National STEM Video Game Challenge Winner Will Make You Sick | Kotaku Australia

The National STEM Video Game Challenge Winner Will Make You Sick | Kotaku Australia | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
Last year US President Barrack Obama challenged video game developers young and old to develop a game that encouraged the learning of science, techno...
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Drill Down: Gaming in Education -- THE Journal

Drill Down: Gaming in Education -- THE Journal | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
Incorporating video or online games into instructional activities continues to gain acceptance, as game makers produce increasingly sophisticated products--such as virtual world environments that pose many benefits for teaching and learning.
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Let the Gaming Begin | Kevin's Meandering Mind

This morning, we start the first day of our Game Design Camp for middle school students that is being co-sponsored by our Western Massachusetts Writing...
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EdGamer | EdReach

EdGamer | EdReach | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
Get ready for Gaming in Education! This podcast, hosted by gaming Ed guru, Zack Gilbert, and featuring Gerry James, highlights the trends, the tribulations, and the best in educational gaming.
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12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials

12 Screencasting Tools For Creating Video Tutorials | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how people show you so clearly what is happening on their computer, like in the Photoshop Video Tutorials we shared with you? Thanks to screencasting software, anyone can do it.
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YouTube - ‪JKRowlingAnnounces's Channel‬‏

YouTube - ‪JKRowlingAnnounces's Channel‬‏ | Gaming to Learn | Scoop.it
Watch the exclusive announcement from J.K. Rowling on the Official YouTube Channel.
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