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Alex Carlson

LearningWorks for Kids - Playing Smarter in the Digital Age - 23 views

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    Are you a gamer? Parent? Teacher? Then you would benefit from visiting this website and then liking them on Facebook! You'll have instant access to info regarding video games, learning differences, teaching, and more! Plus, app reviews, gaming guides, let's play videos, the list goes on! You'll only benefit from checking it out. Consider becoming a member to have even more personalized access to everything this passion project has to offer.
Cara Whitehead

Summer Program - 3 views

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    VocabularySpellingCity has a new summer word study program that allows children to sharpen academic skills as they play. These simple assignments are a daily workout for the brain, building literacy skills such as vocabulary, spelling, and writing.
Cara Whitehead

WordFind - 14 views

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    This online game is a favorite! It works great on your interactive whiteboard, too!
Dwayne Abrahams

Research - 4 views

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    "Footsteps2Brilliance, Inc.™'s Academic Language Program for Students (ALPS) delivers a robust library of stimulating ebooks and educational games to parents, children and teachers anywhere/anytime through innovative mobile gaming technology. Developed by educational experts usingthe latest research on cognitive development, ALPS provides young learners with 1,000 essential vocabulary words through interactive eBooks that are sure to engage today's digital students whether at school or home."
Paul Boyer

Teaching with Games: GLPC Case Study: Ginger - 9 views

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      Particularly interesting to me in light of the special needs applications.
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    The Joan Ganz Cooney Center released new research from the Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative. They conducted a series of video case studies and a national survey, Teacher Attitudes about Digital Games in the Classroom, undertaken in collaboration with and support from BrainPOP®. Each video case study shows an individual teacher who integrates digital games into his or her curriculum in exciting and innovative ways. This video features Ginger Stevens, a 6th grade special-education teacher at Quest2Learn in New York City. This video case study shows how she utilizes the intentionally game-like environment of her school to maximize learning for students with special needs.   Talks about kids interacting with each other AND digital images projected onto the floor and connected to the computer. Essentially a floor-based white board
Maggie Verster

Cool icebreaking starter game for workshops: My Three Words - 23 views

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    MyThreeWords.com is a sentence sharing game. Three words start a sentence off. Players are then able to enter three words at a time to continue the story. Any number of people can play at once. A fullstop, question mark or exclamation mark will end the story. All you need is a quick wit, fast fingers and some lightning fast connection! Are you any good?
Professional Learning Board

Teacher Resources & Links - 20 views

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    This blog post includes a very assorted list of resources and links for teachers to use in education including math, origami, games, art and more!
Professional Learning Board

Could Video Games Fight Childhood Obesity? - 9 views

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    Healthcare professionals have observed an increase in levels of childhood obesity. This increase has been attributed in large part to physical inactivity. Physical inactivity can lead to obesity and poor cardiovascular health, and it can also have negative effects on bone health.
Professional Learning Board

Using Video Games in the Classroom - 15 views

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    Here is a list of independent games that are created by basement programmers and independent groups.
Jonathan Wylie

Free Typing Games for Kids: Online Fun For All the Family - 10 views

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    If your looking for typing games for kids, online is the first place you should start looking. The internet has a myriad of options for you, but which ones are really worth your time?
Dianne Rees

Dinosaur Games : Dinosaur Viewer : Discovery Channel - 13 views

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    An interactive database of dinosaur information
Justin Reeve

Gamescom: Tech Demo - From Dust Videos - Xbox 360 - IGN - 7 views

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    This game may have learning potential to biology, geology, oceanography, etc. students.
Judy Robison

iCivics | The Democracy Lab - 24 views

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    iCivics is a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. iCivics is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is concerned that students are not getting the information and tools they need for civic participation, and that civics teachers need better materials and support.
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    The online role-playing games on iCivics are free, teacher-friendly, and effective
Jonathan Wylie

The 10 Best Free Educational Games Online - 34 views

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    These educational games are some of the best learning experiences that can be had on the internet, but who knew they could also be so much fun!
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