Tag: video games
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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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In an effort to weigh the benefits of Minecraft in education, I turned to the proverbial crowd on Reddit to see what they had to say about the popular game.
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Learning video game design is an innovative and interactive way to get students thinking, working, and engaging like never before.
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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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What are the real ways students learn? Is daydreaming a good thing? Should they play violent video games? A new report takes a close look.
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Ever tried out a video game that's left you a bit underwhelmed? What if you could make your own educational video games?
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One of the more popular trends these days has been the influx of video games into education. They provide a user experience that's familiar to most students, interactive, and usually quite fun. So it's win-win, right? Not quite.
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The term 'gamification' doesn't do the new video game Ludwig justice. It takes the most cutting-edge graphics and couples them with some of the most important lessons a student needs. The creators of Ludwig delivered a TED talk (below) that unveils a bit more information on why and how they built the epic game.
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We constantly talk about education technology and how it can benefit students. But what about students with disabilities? The growing world of adaptive technology comes into play. A new grant is making this even more clear as it lets students learn and play video games like never before.
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Realistically, a “with it” teacher can teach almost anything using almost anything. I've been taught trigonometry using a paper clip. So where does the non-gaming teacher start with video games?
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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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[caption id="attachment_4407" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Gillian Laub for The New York Times"][/caption] The following is an excerpt from a New York Times article by Sara Corbett. Check out the full art...
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What do your students do their spare time? We're guessing play video games is one of the top tasks. What about making their own video game? What about making their own video game using the classroom and stop-motion p...