game-based learning

How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Games played on mobile devices allow teachers to leverage all the information on the internet along with the lived experiences of people in real life.

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Role-Playing Game Upends College Lecture and Ignites Fire in Students

Role-Playing Game Upends College Lecture and Ignites Fire in Students

| September 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

A complicated role-immersion game has a few college professors handing over control of the classroom to students who are suddenly showing more passion and interest than ever before.

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Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles

Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles

| September 12, 2014 | 6 Comments

There are ways around every obstacle.

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Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

| September 5, 2014 | 8 Comments

Check your hardware, find suitable games, play and learn from colleagues – tips for getting started with game-based learning.

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Need Help Picking the Right Learning Game? Some Things to Consider

Need Help Picking the Right Learning Game? Some Things to Consider

| August 29, 2014 | 4 Comments

Understanding gaming genres can help teachers pick the right one for specific learning goals.

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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

| August 27, 2014 | 16 Comments

Play can release code from the rules and structures that drive it.

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How To Choose A Learning Game

How To Choose A Learning Game

| August 22, 2014 | 8 Comments

Keep in mind some of the key elements of a good educational game when trying to sort through the hundreds of games available.

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Could Video Games Measure Skills That Tests Can’t Capture?

Could Video Games Measure Skills That Tests Can’t Capture?

| August 11, 2014

Researchers are experimenting with playable tests capable of capturing learning in action.

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How Can Developers Make Meaningful Learning Games for Classrooms?

How Can Developers Make Meaningful Learning Games for Classrooms?

| January 3, 2014 | 10 Comments

As game developers look at a complicated education marketplace studded with persistent challenges, a few guidelines have begun to emerge to help make it easier for teachers to use and see value in educational games.

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Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration

Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration

| November 19, 2013 | 12 Comments

The success and popularity of Minecraft in and out of classrooms is no surprise. It’s one of the best examples of the potential of learning with games because it embraces exploration, discovery, creation, collaboration, and problem-solving while allowing teachers to shepherd play toward any subject area. But Minecraft is not the only game of this kind. Take a look at some of these.

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