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How Games Prepare You for Life - Education: 21st Century Skills

Games give players agency and teach the core 21st century skills of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity better than any tradition...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, May 17, 2014 10:24 PM

Students love to play games, and games have the potential of teaching 21st century skills. This video discusses why games work and provides a look at a number of games and skills that they teach students. Key to this is the need for the teacher to help the students transfer the knowledge they are learning in the games to other areas. The video is short (under 5 minutes) and may provide you with some new information.

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How To Gamify Your Classroom In 6 Easy Steps - Edudemic Design Infographic

How To Gamify Your Classroom In 6 Easy Steps - Edudemic  Design Infographic | The Future of Education  - Where do we go now? | Scoop.it
Trying to gamify your classroom may seem like a useful tactic. But for teachers who are new to gamification, incorporating it into your classroom may seem like a daunting task.

 

Gamification can be a great tool to incorporate into your classroom. Helping with student engagement and motivation, gamification is a growing trend. But for teachers who are new to gamification, incorporating it into your classroom may seem like a daunting task. Figuring out ahead of time how to introduce gamification concepts into your lessons and having specific goals in mind will make the experience a much richer one for you and your students than just gamifying concepts for the sake of it. Take a look at the handy infographic below to learn more.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 2, 2013 11:47 AM

Be sure to take alook at the Gamification and Instrucitonal Design infographic.

Tyler Hallstrom's curator insight, June 2, 2013 3:19 PM

Using games in the classroom!!!

Ruth Bass's curator insight, June 6, 2013 1:13 PM

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Great Game-based Learning Tools and Apps for Teachers

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Michael Harrison's curator insight, October 20, 9:26 PM

Excellent resource of multiple games and apps that can be using in the classroom.