Games

Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom

Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom

| November 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

Lack of time and administrative support are just some of the obstacles to using games in the classroom.

Continue Reading

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use.

Continue Reading

How Digital Games Help Teachers Make Connections to Lessons and Students

How Digital Games Help Teachers Make Connections to Lessons and Students

| November 7, 2014 | 6 Comments

Teachers finding the most success are good at creatively connecting the game back to the curriculum, while allowing it to maintain the qualities of a good game.

Continue Reading

Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles

Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles

| September 12, 2014 | 11 Comments

There are ways around every obstacle.

Continue Reading

Video Games and the Future of the Textbook

Video Games and the Future of the Textbook

| August 15, 2014 | 20 Comments

Curriculum designers are rethinking not only the textbook, but educational content delivery in general.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Screen Time That’s Valuable For Young Kids

Screen Time That’s Valuable For Young Kids

| August 8, 2014 | 9 Comments

Most people agree that implementing game-based learning makes sense for older students, but what about really young kids?

Continue Reading

Welcome to Epic, A School Where Students Are Heroes On a Quest

Welcome to Epic, A School Where Students Are Heroes On a Quest

| August 4, 2014 | 22 Comments

At Epic charter middle school in Oakland, students are immersed in a game as soon as they step into the school on the first day.

Continue Reading

In the Bustling, Interactive Classroom, A Place for Digital Games

In the Bustling, Interactive Classroom, A Place for Digital Games

| August 1, 2014 | 9 Comments

Teachers can use games as a supplement that enables increased one-on-one learning between teacher and student.

Continue Reading

What Happens When School Design Looks Like Game Design

What Happens When School Design Looks Like Game Design

| July 24, 2014 | 9 Comments

At the Quest To Learn School, curriculum experts and game designers work together to reimagine what school might look like if it drew its inspiration from video games.

Continue Reading