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Tony Richards

E.A.K. - 3 views

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    More HTML goodness
Shelly Terrell

Classroom Aid | Game Building Resources - 5 views

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    "Adventure Game Studio"
John Pearce

Game2Game - Home - 1 views

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    "During this semester-long course, you will be spending a lot of time playing video games (woohoo!) but you'll also spend time getting critical about the games you play and the way in which video games reflect and shape your attitudes to other people, yourselves and the world! Of course, you will also get to be creative as well by creating your own online game reviews and designing your own video game.
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Ashley Proud

Teachers | Quandary - 4 views

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    "Quandary is a free, online game that engages your students in ethical decision-making and develops skills that will help them recognize ethical issues and deal with challenging situations in their own lives.


    This page brings together all the information you need to successfully implement Quandary as part of your teaching, including a handy teacher guide, classroom implementation video, lesson plan and worksheet. We've also mapped the game to the Common Core standards. And don't forget to head over to the teachers' forum to share your own ideas and discuss tips and techniques from other educators."
John Pearce

ABC Zoom - Splash Zoom - 3 views

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    ABC Zoom is a browser-based game primarily aimed at year 9 and 10 students to bring back the fun in science learning. The core objective is to engage, via gameplay, with the fundamentals of charge and electromagnetic radiation, and gain a sense of their importance in the world around us.
Clay Leben

Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going - 4 views

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    Summary of game benefits for learning and why they should be used more. New Media Institute white paper. See awards for best examples.
John Pearce

Angry Birds to Minecraft: Game Dynamics and Learning - 0 views

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    "Updated at ISTE 2013! Explore what makes a game addictive, discover the five most addictive games, and learn about the five most powerful game dynamics and how you can use them in your classroom. See video of this presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euE-z_JzTow"
Rhondda Powling

4 Pics 1 Word game, Make your own to use in the classroom! | Smarter Learning - 4 views

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    An interesting way to use the app to enhance student learning bu creating word games using pictures. There is an Android version of this tool.
John Pearce

Pursued - Street view game - 2 views

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    How is your sense of direction? Would you be able to find your way out of a tight situation under pressure? Try your luck while you're being pursued here! Pursued is a new bite-sized web-based game by Nemesys Games! We've created an integrated experience with Google Maps to give players an exploration-based thrill ride.
    "You've been taken without warning and emerge in an unknown place. A friend is trying to help you escape when you call, but you must use your surroundings to figure out where you are before they can pick you up! It's a race against time as you're being pursued by your captors!"
    Gameplay includes 15 tailored levels and after completion, community levels are also available to create and play for everyone!
Roland Gesthuizen

FETCH! LUNCH RUSH for iPhone, iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation),... - 0 views

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    "FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman, is making a movie! Of course, he's in over his head and he needs your help, like, yesterday. In this Augmented Reality, multi-player game, you need to keep up with lunch orders from Ruff's movie crew. The challenge is keeping track of how many pieces of sushi everyone wants."
Roland Gesthuizen

Free Technology for Teachers: Spacewalk - A Multiplayer Game for Exploring the Space St... - 2 views

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    "Spacewalk is a new multiplayer game in which players explore the International Space Station. The game is a free-form game. Spacewalk players take on the roles of astronauts in the International Space Station."
Roland Gesthuizen

'CodeSpells' wizard game teaches you how to program in Java (Wired UK) - 10 views

  • The aim was to keep children engaged while they are learning programming, which can be frustrating
  • he developed the game because there is a lack of qualified instructors to teaching computer science below college level in a way that is accessible
  • emergent use of code to surmount challenges of one's own making is an act that fits our definition of exploratory play
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  • analysed how 30 successful programmers learnt their trade.  They found that activities had to be structured by the person who is trying to learn and that learning must be creative and exploratory as well as 'sticky' -- successful programmers would spend hours and hours coding
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    "A team of computer scientists has developed a videogame called CodeSpells that teaches people how to code in Java."
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