In order to incorporate games into a positive learning experience, teachers need to link games with the outcomes laid out in their curriculum and make sure
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Lots people want to get started with game based learning, gamification and serious games in their training.
Perhaps the best way to think about games in education is not to automatically call everything that looks like fun a “learning game.” Lumping all digital game approaches together makes no more sense than a toddler’s inclination to call every four-legged animal a “doggie.”Game interest is definitely
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The Evolution of Gamification Infographic explores how the use of games has evolved over time and presents interesting examples and statistics of their real world value.
If I had written this article two years ago, it would have been very different. Back then, I would have made (or felt like I had to make) a compelling case for why we should even consider the idea of incorporating video games into classroom instruction. Back then, I would have expected most reade
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Gamifying Student Engagement
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