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Deborah Baillesderr

How it works - Zinc Learning Labs - 25 views

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    "WE ELEVATE LITERACY WITH GAMING, CHOICE AND DATA"
jojomitty

Microsoft Buys Edu Edition of Minecraft Releases OneNote Classroom Tool -- THE Journal - 24 views

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      Mentoring would be wonderful for those of us who are not familiar with the workings of Minecraft but would like to use it in class.
  • free trial version
  • Minecraft transcends the differences in teaching and learning styles and education systems around the world. It's an open space where people can come together and build a lesson around nearly anything."
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      Technology = equalizer for students
  • make sure no student ever got behind in their education because of difficulties with reading... We wanted to make sure that was as little a barrier as possible, so they can focus on what they're learning."
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      This is a huge bonus for ELL students!
jojomitty

Educational gaming expands in Florida district | eSchool News - 8 views

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      I can see where students would be very engaged with gaming in an education setting. You could cover a wide variety of topics in a fun and interesting way!
Deborah Baillesderr

The Radix Endeavor - 25 views

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    "Integrate this STEM MMOG as supplemental curriculum into math and science classrooms and lessons."
Deborah Baillesderr

TinyTap - Turn Moments Into Games - 59 views

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    "Create & play fun interactive quizzes, lessons and games"
Deborah Baillesderr

BrainRush | Home - 40 views

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    "Adaptive Learning Games
    That anyone can create, share, and play."
Bobbie Thibodeau

Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum | MindShift - 84 views

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    analyzing games as a source?
Susie Simmons

A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) - 85 views

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    Very easy to understand guide thanks to an infographic. If you aren't convinced about the benefit of games in the classroom then this has good information for you, too.
Steve Kelly

A Game With Heart, Gone Home Is A Bold Step In Storytelling : All Tech Considered : NPR - 53 views

  • A Game With Heart, Gone Home Is A Bold Step In Storytelling
  • Let me just get this out of the way: Gone Home is one of the most deeply intimate and emotionally honest gaming experiences I've had in my more than 25 years of playing video games.
  • Though more of a story exploration game or a piece of interactive short fiction, Gone Home (available for Windows, Mac and Linux) weaves its touching story with such deft and narrative grace that it is hard not to be sucked in immediately.
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  • Billed as a "story exploration game," Gone Home has users exploring an empty house and piecing together why no one is home.
Michele Rosen

DragonBox - Discover the game of Math - 163 views

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    Secretly teaches students Algebra. 85% of students in Washington state could do algebra after 90 minutes playing the game.
anonymous

Games in Education - 80 views

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    Gaming is the newest trend in education, but what resources are there for teachers? This website is a storehouse of gaming resources and research to support this popular way of learning.
Roland Gesthuizen

Minecraft-1001 Uses for Minecraft in Schools » Virtually School - 62 views

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    "OK, it's not really 1001.  Yet."
Roland Gesthuizen

Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games | Video on TED.com - 61 views

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    Who Knew!
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    "How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask. Daphne Bavelier studies how the brain adapts to changes in experience, either by nature or by training."
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