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Game Developers Conference - 0 views

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    Bigger and better than ever, the 2012 Game Developers Conference brought together a record-breaking 22,500 game professionals and industry luminaries from across the global community for five days of inspiring industry learning and dialogue. We look forward to you joining us for GDC13 in San Francisco next year March 25-29, 2013.
Lucas Gillispie

PeaceMaker Home :: PeaceMaker - Play the News. Solve the Puzzle. - 0 views

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    PeaceMaker PeaceMaker challenges you to succeed as a leader where others have failed. Experience the joy of bringing peace to the Middle East or the agony of plunging the region into disaster. PeaceMaker will test your skills, assumptions and prior knowledge. Play it and you will never read the news the same way again.
Lucas Gillispie

ipodgamesforlearning - 1 views

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    This wiki is designed as a collaborative space for educators who are using the iPod Touch in the classroom. It specifically focuses on the use of game-based learning through the iPod Touch. Here, you'll find lessons and lesson ideas, information on specific iPod Touch games, and logistical considerations for classroom implementation.
Lucas Gillispie

MinecraftinSchool Project - 0 views

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    This wiki is devoted to hosting ideas, lessons, implementation strategies and more related to using the game, Minecraft in a school setting Whether you use it in a computer/gaming club, as part of your regular curricular instruction, or even at home with your own children, Minecraft's simple yet scalable "sandbox" virtual environment can be an excellent tool for engaging student learning.
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WoWinSchool - 0 views

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    This is a collaborative workspace for the development of instructional items for the use of the MMORPG, World of Warcraft, in a school setting.
Lucas Gillispie

Teach with Portals - 0 views

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    Valve recently began collaborating with educators to develop game-related teaching tools that revolve around STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. We've created Teach With Portals as a destination for this partnership, providing free content and game design tools, as well as an interactive community for exchanging lessons and experiences.
Lucas Gillispie

GLS Conference - 0 views

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    The Games, Learning, and Society Conference
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Games in Education - 0 views

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    The Sixth Annual Symposium on the Use of Video Games as Teaching Tools Presented by 1st Playable Productions and our partners and sponsors! Sessions and workshops listed! Our initial list of sessions for the symposium is up and available for you to peruse the great individuals who will be presenting this year!
Lucas Gillispie

Games for Change | Games for Change is the leading global advocate for supporting and m... - 0 views

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    The annual Games for Change Festival is the leading global event that brings together funders, NGOs, corporations, government agencies and educators seeking to leverage entertainment and engagement for social good with leading game developers from the independent and commercial sector. Previous keynote speakers include Former Vice President Al Gore, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the U.S.
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Let the Games Begin: Entertainment Meets Education - 0 views

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    Credit: Thomas Reis Kurt Squire knew something unusual was happening in his after-school Western civ program. His normally lackluster middle and high school students, who'd failed the course once already, were coming to class armed with strategies to topple colonial dictators. Heated debates were erupting over the impact of germs on national economies....
Lucas Gillispie

Sims vs. Games: The Difference Defined - 0 views

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    The difference between computer simulations and computer games is subtle but important. At the core, the distinction is that simulations are about things (or systems) and how they behave, and games are about a fun user experience. That distinction may be a bit too rigid, however....
Lucas Gillispie

iCivics | Free Lesson Plans and Games for Learning Civics - 0 views

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    Teachers, register for a free account and choose from a variety of specially-designed materials including games, lesson plans, and more to bring this year's election into your classroom!
Lucas Gillispie

Gamestar Mechanic - 0 views

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    Tool that allows students to create their own, web-based games.
Lucas Gillispie

Game Play Is Important for Learning - 0 views

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    Article about the use of Tabula Digita's Dimension M in the classroom.
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Becoming Lore Keepers - 0 views

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    If you had asked me six years ago when Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft (WoW), the popular MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplay Game), launched if I would be spearheading an effort to bring it into the classroom, it is very likely that I would have laughed...
Lucas Gillispie

Energize the Curriculum: Put game-based learning in the palm of your students' hands - 0 views

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    Mobile computing and game-based learning are two of the six major trends that will have a huge impact on K-12 learning in the next five years according to projections found in the New Media Corsortium's 2011 K-12 Edition of the Horizon Report (http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2011-Horizon-Report-K12.pdf)....
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Making Education Fun Through Game-Based Learning - 0 views

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    Like a lot of teachers, Lucas Gillispie had no problem with the textbook material he taught to his high school students. His biggest challenge during his seven years in the classroom was connecting with the teenagers in his classes. His solution, it turned out, was right in front of him...
Lucas Gillispie

The WoW Factor -- THE Journal - 0 views

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    Virtual Communities The WoW Factor For a growing group of educators, the online role-playing game World of Warcraft is a place to go to relax, network, and discover potential learning strategies-- and slay a few monsters if they get in the way.
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