This post is part of a continuing series on game-based learning in connection to the Games For Change Festival. Sometimes studies on pedagogical practice can be complex, and most teachers just want to know what can I do today to benefit my students. It helps me to be able to visualize the information, so put … Continue reading Visualizing The Rules of Games and Learning
This post is part of a continuing series on game-based learning in connection to the Games For Change Festival. In an environment where innovators strive to make and utilize games to impact real world changes, there are always some games and some people who set themselves apart as exemplary. The Games for Change award winners … Continue reading And the Winner Is..
This post is based on the keynote presented by Constance Steinkuhler at the Games For Change Festival. See the whole Games For Change series of posts. Portions of this post were also reposted on the Classcraft Blog and on EdSurge. Games, specifically those with simulation components, provide a 23% gain over traditional learning. 2013 research shows that games can … Continue reading 10 Important Research Findings on Games in Education
This is part of a series of posts on game-based learning in conjunction with the Games for Change Festival. See the whole series. History Of Gaming If the WarGames reference wasn't clear, it is once again the week of the Games for Change Festival. So it seems like the perfect opportunity to discuss the how, why, … Continue reading Shall We Play A Game?