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valerie taylor

Epic learning: Common Core enters World of Warcraft - index - 3 views

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    "WoWinSchool: A Hero's Journey is a curriculum based in World of Warcraft (WoW), a massively multiplayer online role-playing game in which players assume characters and interact within an ever-changing, virtual world. Sheehy helped to frame the curriculum developed by Lucas Gillespie and Craig Lawson with whom she collaborates on the award-winning WoWInSchool project."
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Games apps for a Christmas list - AOPA - 0 views

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    "Many of you will probably receive a smartphone or tablet during the holiday season. While you should include the necessary aviation apps, you also need to have some fun. So below are five aviation game apps for you to consider for your device. These are not endorsements of any app."
valerie taylor

10 Geography Games For Learning - 1 views

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    "educational geography video games for enlivening your lessons and raising your students' geography IQ."
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How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning | MindShift - 0 views

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    "seven components to game-play that aptly fit curriculum design. Challenge is constant Everything is interconnected Failure is reframed as iteration Learning happens by doing Feedback is immediate and ongoing Everyone is a participant It feels like play"
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Edheads - The Compound Machine - 0 views

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    "Learn how forces and simple machines can work together to create The Compound Machine!"
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Edheads - Activate Your Mind! - 0 views

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    "Edheads is an online educational resource that provides free science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Choose from Simple Machines, Virtual Knee Surgery or Stem Cell Heart Repair, among others. All activities meet state and national standards."
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Video games lead to faster decisions that are no less accurate - 0 views

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    "Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster. The researchers found that video game players develop a heightened sensitivity to what is going on around them, and this benefit doesn't just make them better at playing video games, but improves a wide variety of general skills that can help with everyday activities like multitasking, driving, reading small print, keeping track of friends in a crowd, and navigating around town."
valerie taylor

Free Technology for Teachers: 29 Games Kids Can Play to Try Engineering - 1 views

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    "The games section of Try Engineering features 29 games. Some of the games were developed specifically for Try Engineering while others are hosted on other educational sites like those of NASA and PBS. Like the lesson plans, the games collection cover a variety of topics including solar energy, space science, and bio-engineering."
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Welcome Educators! | CFY's PowerMyLearning.com | Educational Games | Videos | Activitie... - 0 views

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    "PowerMyLearning.com is a groundbreaking learning platform that makes the best free digital learning activities on the web easily accessible and usable to meet the full range of K-12 learning needs."
valerie taylor

Cycles in Nature - crossword puzzle - 1 views

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    "6. returning water to the enviroment 11. the development of a community on exposed rock 12. the first organisms that grow in an area"
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8 Videogames to Get Your Kid Into Engineering | Game|Life | Wired.com - 0 views

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    "Kids have always loved building things and solving problems, but before videogames, the best tools we could offer them were Lincoln Logs and Legos. Today, we can give them a whole lot more. Here are eight games you can use to help prepare your child's brain for a life of building and engineering."
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2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge - 0 views

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    Middle and high school students across the country are challenged to create original video games, individually or as teams, and to submit their games for the opportunity to win important recognition for themselves and their communities. This is a great way to get students involved in STEM, in a non-traditional way.
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Engineering Toy To Empower Girls - Core77 - 0 views

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    "Sterling was aware that there was a significant gap in the formative space of play. Because of this, she was motivated to spend a year of research with over 100 children in order to develop GoldieBlox: a construction toy for girls."
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Games & Simulations about Weather, Climate & the Atmosphere | Spark - 0 views

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    "directory of games, simulations, and virtual labs for Weather, Climate and Atmospheric Science Education. This page is a sub-section of Randy Russell's larger collection of links to games, simulations, and virtual labs for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) education in general."
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Work | Institute of Play - 0 views

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    "Games Institutions Programs & Communities Tools & Resources"
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Citizen Science - eutrophication - 0 views

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    "Citizen Science is an online flash-based computer adventure game in which the player is a young adult who becomes concerned about the health of a local lake threatened by eutrophication. Based at Lake Mendota in Madison, WI, the player�s goal is to restore the lake. By focusing on the ecological needs of Lake Mendota as well as the surrounding community, the game is able to bring together real-world issues and scientific practices. "
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Math Games - from Mangahigh.com - 0 views

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    "A FREE games-based math teaching resource"
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Science Games for Teens (Grades 6 - 8) | Kids.gov - 0 views

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    " Teens Home > Play Games > Science"
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Educational Games - 0 views

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    "You don't have to be a genius to understand the work of the Nobel Laureates. These games and simulations, based on Nobel Prize-awarded achievements, will teach and inspire you while you're having FUN!"
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