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Super Mario Party review: the party starts anew on big screen and small

Super Mario Party review: the party starts anew on big screen and small | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
With a refined, fun-filled core board game mode and plenty of ancillary stuff to keep you and your friends busy, this is one of the good ones.
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Could playing Fortnite lead to video game addiction? The World Health Organisation says yes, but others disagree

f your child is keeping their grades up and maintaining friends and hobbies, then their gaming activity is likely not a disorder or addiction.

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The truth about gaming disorder, from Fortnite to World of Warcraft | Technology | The Guardian

The truth about gaming disorder, from Fortnite to World of Warcraft | Technology | The Guardian | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
As the number of young gamers has risen sharply, so have addiction narratives
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Parenting the Fortnite Addict - The New York Times

Parenting the Fortnite Addict - The New York Times | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Help for parents bewildered by the sense that the game has swallowed their children, especially since the mobile phone version was released in late March.

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Fortnite: schools warn parents of 'negative effects' of video game on students

Fortnite: schools warn parents of 'negative effects' of video game on students | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
“We are noticing the negative effects of this game, particularly on boys and most concerning, on boys in K-2,” it said.

Shellharbour public school in NSW told parents: “The ability to communicate online whilst playing these games is leading to moments of online bullying, the use of inappropriate language and abuse.”

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Teaching social studies with videogames –

Teaching social studies with videogames – | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
I'm certainly not a gamer myself, but I see the logic in using video games to teach some students. This article found here. Teachthought looks very interesting. If you have tried this in your class please let me know. I am sharing the article here: Using Civilization VI To Teach Social Studies In Exactly How To…
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What’s New in EDU: Minecraft: Education Edition expands to iPad

What’s New in EDU: Minecraft: Education Edition expands to iPad | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
We've spent our summer building innovative tools to help students of all ages and levels get the most out of learning, the minute they walk back into your

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How can LEGO be integrated into the classroom for educational purposes?

How can LEGO be integrated into the classroom for educational purposes? | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Who hasn’t heard of the famous LEGOS? Do you know how to integrate them into the classroom for educational purposes? Don’t worry! The example proposed in this article will give you an idea of how to initiate this integration process in your class.
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Nintendo Labo Review: A Wildly Fun With the Switch

Nintendo Labo Review: A Wildly Fun  With the Switch | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Nintendo Labo, which will be released on April 20, allows you to create cardboard Switch accessories like a robot, a piano, and much more.
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Education - Teaching Code - Apple iPad

Education - Teaching Code - Apple iPad | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Coding is essential to help students thrive in a future driven by technology. And the Everyone Can Code curriculum makes coding easy to teach.
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Excessive Video Gaming to be Named Mental Disorder by WHO

Excessive Video Gaming to be Named Mental Disorder by WHO | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization will add “gaming disorder” to its International Classification of Diseases in 2018.
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Why digital apps can be good gifts for young family members

Why digital apps can be good gifts for young family members | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Apps which encourage children to develop language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills through play are excellent gifts this Christmas.
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PC versus console: where should a young gamer swear their allegiance?

PC versus console: where should a young gamer swear their allegiance? | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Support for teenage gamers is hard when they push the limits of your tech.
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Games Disorder Explained

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The World Health Organization has proposed a behavioral addiction pathology for excessive video-game playing. But maybe the problem is in the economy more than the mind.

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WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’, say experts

WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’, say experts | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it

Experts say the WHO's decision risks "pathologising" a behaviour that is harmless for most people.

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Endless Gaming May Be a Bad Habit. That Doesn’t Make It a Mental Illness. - The New York Times

Endless Gaming May Be a Bad Habit. That Doesn’t Make It a Mental Illness. - The New York Times | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization has made “internet gaming” a diagnosable disorder. But many experts aren’t even sure it exists.
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Parents are losing their sons to Fortnite, the hottest game in the world

Parents are losing their sons to Fortnite, the hottest game in the world | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
This is the teenage boy’s version of the topless selfie that parents of girls worry about.
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5 Ways Video Games Transform Learning and Prepare Students for Tomorrow's Jobs | EdSurge News

Every year, it seems increasingly difficult to predict what tomorrow’s workplace will look like. With the advent of each new technology—like AI
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How to ensure your child grows up a 'healthy gamer'

How to ensure your child grows up a 'healthy gamer' | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Feel like Fortnite is taking over your life? These expert tips might help you keep things under control.

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Why can't people stop playing Fortnite?

Why can't people stop playing Fortnite? | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
How the latest video game craze mixes up the fundamentals of game design and human psychology to make itself compelling
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Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze is funky fun

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze is funky fun | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
With beautiful visuals, sound, and imaginative stage concepts in a platforming game, this is one of the all-time greats.
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Training for Enlightenment With Video Games

Training for Enlightenment With Video Games | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Meet the Zen and Bruce Lee disciples who approach fighting games like a martial art.
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More screen time? Coding to be taught in primary schools

More screen time? Coding to be taught in primary schools | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
The trend to teach coding in schools is exploding around the world, and Australian primary and secondary schools are the latest to join the bandwagon.
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Apple changes rules on app 'loot boxes'

Apple changes rules on app 'loot boxes' | Online Childrens Games | Scoop.it
Customers will now have to be told how likely they are to get certain in-game items, says Apple.
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'Loot boxes' and pay-to-win features in digital games look a lot like gambling

In-app purchases and 'loot boxes' in mobile games deliver easy cash for developers and publishers of digital games - and kids are easily sucked in.
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