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10 Great Apps and Games for Enhancing Learning @NikPeachey

10 Great Apps and Games for Enhancing Learning @NikPeachey | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"There are some really useful tools, applications and resources here that cover a wide range of functions that can help us to enhance the way our students learn and their levels of engagement."

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Top 10 Educational Games to Use with Students in Class (from Nobel Prize Website)

Top 10 Educational Games to Use with Students in Class (from Nobel Prize Website) | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Nobelprize.org, the official site of Nobel Prize, offers a number of interesting educational games you can use with your students in class. These are interactive games and simulations based on Nobel-awarded achievements to teach and inspire students. There are actually over 29 games covering different topics including physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace, and economics. Most of these games include a ‘Read more’ link to help students learn more about the subject. Below are the 10 most popular games in Nobelprize.org. To access all the educational resources and games, check out this page.
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GwynethJones's curator insight, May 14, 2017 6:01 PM

I'd give a Nobel prize for good games to use with the kiddos!

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12 of The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Games

12 of The Best Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Games | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
As we have stated elsewhere, 'designing learning games is a great way to develop students analytic thinking and foster self-expression. It is also an effective way to introduce students to basic coding and programming concepts and help them cultivate 21st century learning skills.'  Given the importance of game-based learning in our students cognitive development we have curated for you this list featuring some of the best websites you can use with your students and kids to design challenging educational games. Utilizing these tools will enable you to create personalized games that suit your own teaching and learning context. Check them out and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to the list.
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Math. Science. Recess. Minecraft? Twitch club brings gaming to school via LA Times

Math. Science. Recess. Minecraft? Twitch club brings gaming to school via LA Times | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Brayden Foxhoven and his Viewpoint School classmates are getting an education in Twitch, the app that lets anyone stream their gameplay for the world to watch.

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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

15 free games that will help you learn how to code | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it


"Online learning has come a long way in the last few years.Flickr/Laurie Sullivan

When I started learning to code, the options were limited—lots of books (not even e-books), some very basic online tutorials, and a whole lot of experimentation.

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.

While a game alone probably isn’t going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really incredible way to practice the skills you’re learning. It makes practice fun. And if you’re anything like me, you might suddenly realize you’ve spent the last four hours reinforcing your coding skills without even realizing it.

I’ve tried out some of the most entertaining and useful games for learning to code. Check out my favorites below. "

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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

15 free games that will help you learn how to code | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Online learning has come a long way in the last few years.

"When I started learning to code, the options were limited—lots of books (not even e-books), some very basic online tutorials, and a whole lot of experimentation.

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.

While a game alone probably isn’t going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really incredible way to practice the skills you’re learning. It makes practice fun. And if you’re anything like me, you might suddenly realize you’ve spent the last four hours reinforcing your coding skills without even realizing it.

I’ve tried out some of the most entertaining and useful games for learning to code. Check out my favorites below."

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8 Ways to Use Minecraft in Your Classroom (Now That it’s Free)

8 Ways to Use Minecraft in Your Classroom (Now That it’s Free) | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Multi-award-winning Minecraft is a game of survival. You don’t ‘level up’; you build, explore, and survive whatever comes at you by placing blocks and going on adventures, either …

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50 Amazing iPad Games | iPad.AppStorm

50 Amazing iPad Games | iPad.AppStorm | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Heck, even if somebody created a list of 500 great games, there would still be a ton of phenomenal games left out. That said, we have compiled a list of cool games spanning a variety of categories to have some fun. Check it out!"

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