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My Molecularium - learn about molecules by playing this game #science 

My Molecularium - learn about molecules by playing this game #science  | The power of Play | Scoop.it
The Molecule Building Game! From the Molecularium Project, the flagship outreach and education effort of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Nanotechnology Center - bringing audiences worldwide into the amazing nanoscale world of atoms and molecules.

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Playful Activities to Help Kids Learn about Feelings | PlayDrMom

Playful Activities to Help Kids Learn about Feelings | PlayDrMom | The power of Play | Scoop.it

I feel that one of my most important tasks as a play therapist (and a mom) is to help children understand, cope with, and express their feelings.  In my 13 years of working therapeutically with children I have come across a myriad of playful ways to discuss emotions with kids.  Many I have learned about in workshops, trainings, courses, and books.  This post is dedicated to sharing those ideas with you.

Here’s how I incorporate playful activities about feelings into play therapy…


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Gamification: Your Learners Deserve To Be Delighted And Excited - eLearning Industry

Gamification: Your Learners Deserve To Be Delighted And Excited - eLearning Industry | The power of Play | Scoop.it
Gamification is an incredible way to engage learners in their training. Learn about the difference between structural and content gamification here...

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Jo Blannin - The Know Tech Teacher's curator insight, August 18, 2014 8:22 PM

New to making and playing online games in your classroom? This article walks you through what it's all about - from an adult education perspective. 

 

Once you've read this, maybe go download Minecraft on your iPad and have a play... it's not hard to spot the links to education with this creation game.