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Gaming in Education: Gamification?

Gaming in Education: Gamification? | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
My most popular posts for TheEdublogger (arguably THE most popular posts ;P ) have been centered on the use of games and gaming within the education system. Since I've covered a few of the big play...

Via Leona Ungerer
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Gamification is an important method for making the learning of important but abstruse topics simple and interesting. Teachers often resort to gamification albeit unknowingly. Take for example the instance where the teacheri calls out to the student and asks him to demonstrate the concept on the green board. One could also consider the Mock Parliaments, and the Mock United Nations that take place in our schools; aren't they part of gamification?

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Eija Rahkola's curator insight, March 5, 2015 12:22 AM

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Richard Ballard's curator insight, March 15, 2015 11:11 PM

Looks like an interesting article

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The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic | Writing about Life in the digital age | Scoop.it
How do you motivate students who don't care about grades? You take a turn with badges in education and see how different results can come about.

Via Elizabeth E Charles
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Students have a particular liking for badges which they can flaunt to others. A badge is like a special privilege that all can see. I earned my badge after completing a MOOC session, although whether I will wear this badge is doubtful, but then for students at least it is about making the reward more attractive than just a certificate which will be put away in a folder or portfolio once it has been earned!

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