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There are dozens of things teachers and students should know about gamification. Here's a handy simplified list to quickly learn from!
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There's a new spin on the popular online video game already big in classrooms. The World of Classcraft is ready for you to power up your learning.
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The role of educational ipad games has been slowly increasing over time. Now, with apps like Math Champ, we see the future of interactive learning.
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From badges to LMS integration, gamification in the classroom is a big buzz word nowadays. The Youtopia team weighs in on why that is.
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From checkers to the bicycle to the iPhone, the history of toys is filled with nostalgia and educational items you may (or may not) remember.
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Ready to do Common Core-compatible and video game-based learning with a twist? SimCityEDU is coming this March!
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Looking to find a new, simple, and free way to gamify your classroom? There a new web tool out that you should probably know about. It's called ClassBadges and it's a free online tool where teachers can award badges for student accomplishments. Teachers can set up an account and award the badges whenever they wish. Pretty straightforward.
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Gamification is the application of game mechanics to a non-game entities--learning systems for example. It is also extremely flexible, able to fit the needs to a variety of environments. But this can also make it confusing to implement. Here's how one teacher did it.
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Recently, MIT Education Arcade announced commission of a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) that would teach students content aligned to Common Core Math Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.
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There's an interesting contest happening right now. A toy inventor has built a fascinating new toy that looks like it'll be a hit with kids above the age of, say, 7. Yes, that means even adults will enjoy it. Basicall...
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Getting into college used to mean hard work, extracurriculars, and a bit of luck. Now, it seems like that's really shifted towards almost 100% luck.
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So recently this idea of “gamification” has been jumping around in my head. There’s something simultaneously immature and brilliant about it, but I haven’t been sure exactly what.
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If you're addicted to the Angry Birds game (now available on iOS, console systems, the Mac App Store, pretty much everywhere) then you probably have a favorite bird to fling into those piggies. For those who haven't p...
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The oil disaster in the gulf is a teachable moment. Not just for the country but your classroom. What better way to connect with students than through a new iPhone game? The free app just hit the App Store today and ...