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Lucas Gillispie

Video Games Boost Brain Power, Multitasking Skills - 0 views

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    Article about positive impact of video game play on cognitive function and multitasking.
Lucas Gillispie

The Video Game Revolution: "Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked" by Henry Jenkins | PBS - 0 views

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    Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked by Henry Jenkins, MIT Professor
Lucas Gillispie

White House office studies benefits of video games - 0 views

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    This summer, when your kids' favorite science museum boasts a new augmented-reality environmental simulation? Same deal. If in the next few years a video game teaches you anything - how to conserve energy, eat a balanced diet or solve quadratic equations - consider the invisible hand of one of the most unconventional White House hires in recent memory.
Lucas Gillispie

The Educational Games Database (TEGD) - 0 views

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    Welcome to The Educational Games Database (TEGD), a website catering to educators who want to learn more about the educational potential of video games. TEGD is a resource for educators at all grade levels, and with all types of backgrounds related to technology and video games.
Lucas Gillispie

How to Plan Instruction Using the Video Game Model - 0 views

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    Imagine you are placed in the following scenarios: You are dropped off at the top of a ski resort's steepest run when you've only had experience on the beginner slopes. You have to spend your...
Lucas Gillispie

World of Warcraft Video Game Succeeds in School - 0 views

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    Article about the use of World of Warcraft in the classroom
Lucas Gillispie

Tom Chatfield - 7 Ways Video Games Engage The Brain - 0 views

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    TED Talk by Tom Chatfield on the psychology behind why games are successful and effective.
Lucas Gillispie

The Entertainment Software Association - Home Page - 0 views

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    Welcome to the Entertainment Software Association The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the U.S. association exclusively dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies that publish computer and video games for video game consoles, personal computers, and the Internet.
Lucas Gillispie

5 Lessons Professors Can Learn From Video Games - 0 views

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    Learning is no game on today's college campuses. It's serious work that many students dread. Yet when those same students play video games like World of Warcraft, they happily spend hours on difficult tasks, and actually learn quite a bit in the process.
Lucas Gillispie

Digital Game Based Learning: Educational Video Games? - 0 views

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    The Wave of the Future? The typical college student plays an estimated 1.8 hours a day of video games (Prensky, 2001b ). Understandably, educators want a piece of that! The US military uses computer war games for training for everything from high-level international command coordination to using a weapon (see AP, 2003 and Prensky, 2001b ).
Lucas Gillispie

Video Games As Learning Tools - 0 views

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    Brock Dubbels' blog featuring research and news related to the use of video games for learning.
Katy Vance

TEDxBozeman - Paul Andersen - Classroom Game Design - YouTube - 0 views

  • Paul Andersen has been teaching science in Montana for the last eighteen years.  He explains how he is using elements of game design to improve learning in his AP Biology classroom.  Paul's science videos have been viewed millions of times by students around the world.  He was the 2011 Montana Teacher of the Year and he is currently a science teacher at Bozeman High School.  For more information on Paul's work visit http://www.bozemanscience.co
Katy Vance

Games for Learning - 0 views

  • Have students play and critique a video game for content accuracy (Civilization series).
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      I'd love to see this in a social studies class- design a civilization that best reflects day to day life in a country being studied.
  • Have students build and run their own amusement parks (Roller Coaster Tycoon) or cities (SimCity series).
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      Great for Science classes learning about physics!
  • . Games help people develop a disposition toward collaboration, problem-solving, communication, experimentation, and exploration of identities, all attributes that promote success in a rapidly-changing, information-based culture (2011 Horizon Report).
Lucas Gillispie

Educational Games Research - 0 views

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    Educational Games Research Blog discusses topics related to academic research and media commentary concerning the use of video games in K-20 settings.
Lucas Gillispie

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

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

Lewis Tachau - Can Online Gaming be Educational? - 0 views

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    Student, Lewis Tachau shares what he's learned through online gaming.
Lucas Gillispie

Stuart Brown - Why Play Is Vital No Matter Your Age - 0 views

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    TED Talk by Stuart Brown on the value of play to our well-being.
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