Why Game Based Learning Is the Right Choice for Remote Teaching

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I don’t know many kids who aren’t excited to play games. Savvy educators have built lesson plans based on this interest for years. “ In fact, 92% of teachers indicated they would like to use curriculum-based games in the future.

?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

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In the gaming world, perseverance, problem solving, and creativity are the keys to success. There is no such thing as failing in a digital game. Like gaming, learning math requires grit and persistence—cornerstones of growth mindset—and is grounded in problem solving, flexible thinking, and pattern recognition. The same kind of tenacity is crucial when learning math. Games welcome players of all ability levels in the same environment.

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8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Play Good Games, Get Great Results Game based learning in the classroom should not be worksheets with points. Here are eight ways to level up game based learning. Because, face it, many educationalgames” fall short. That is what many educators call these games that fall short of what great gaming can be. That is what game designers mean by ‘chocolate on broccoli.’

Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 12, 2015 With more and more educators embracing game-based learning, it’s important to evaluate and choose the program that works best for you and your students. Math games But with an abundance of.read more.

New Research Proves Game-Based Learning Works—Here's Why That Matters

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A great deal of initial research exists about blended learning techniques such as game-based learning, but adoption has stalled because of a lack of scalable, practical techniques that have also proven effective. There are a lot of opinions and fads in education, and they are not serving students well. “In student needs vary greatly from one classroom or school to the next,” says Kevin Connors, Director of Personalized Learning for Chicago Public Schools.

Game Based Learning

Technology Tidbits

Game Based Learning has been rising in popularity over the years and is a great way to integrate technology in the classroom as well as help keep kids motivated for learning. Below is a cross-post from PBS LearningMedia on Gaming in the Classroom. The Gaming in the Classroom resources include: 1) Star Swiper Give your young learners some counting practice with this fun, interactive game from the popular PBS KIDS program PEG + CAT.

Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

Technology Tidbits

This is going to be one of my most ambitious posts yet, as I have curated a gigantic list of my favorite sites/apps for Game Based Learning (a.k.a I''ve done posts on educational iOS Apps and Educational Online Games but I have never combined the two and curated a list that specifically deals w/ GBL. One theme I have noticed is that the subject of Math uses the concept of Game Based Learning quite often.

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Jennifer Gonzalez talk about 5 tech tools every educator should try in 2017. on Corippo is the Chief Innovation Officer for CUE, leading CUE’s professional learning throughout California and Nevada. Jon keynotes, leads and designs Professional Learning experiences all over the country. Jon’s core PL skills are focused on 1:1 deployment, Common Core, Project Based Learning, social media skills and Lesson Design.

Classroom Gaming Should Be Engaging, Tied to Curriculum—and Not Require Teachers to Code

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It’s one thing when master teachers successfully implement learning games in a carefully controlled research study. But engaging students through game-based learning (GBL) means little unless the games are easy to implement and effective where they matter most—in the classroom. Games, like any other tool, should be put into place to support the learning of curriculum and the mastery of standards by our students. Learning Objective.

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Prodigy

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Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Teachers everywhere are using Prodigy to assess students through the educational portal that tracks students progress. Also, the game has a unique learning engine which differentiates instruction and helps students w/ problem areas. game based learning math

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Teachers everywhere are using Prodigy to assess students through the educational portal that tracks students progress. Also, the game has a unique learning engine which differentiates instruction and helps students w/ problem areas. game based learning math

Door 24 Plus

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This game is designed into two parts (Snarg Splat) and (Victor Fixer). These educational games work on basic Math problems from addition to multiplication and computational fluency such as, algebraic thinking, number sense, order of operations and more. Both these games have high replay values and are aligned to Common Core Standards. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here. educational apps game based learning math

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Teachers everywhere are using Prodigy to assess students through the educational portal that tracks students progress. Also, the game has a unique learning engine which differentiates instruction and helps students w/ problem areas. game based learning math

Math Snacks

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Math Snacks is an excellent site for educational games, animations, and more, for Math grades 3rd-7th. This is a great learning tool to use w/ any Math curriculum and can help teachers differentiate instruction. Also, this is a nice way to introduce Game Based Learning into the classroom. game based learning math

Math Run: Panda Chase

Technology Tidbits

Math Run: Panda Chase is a super fun iOS app for grades K-5th learning basic Math skills (i.e. This game follows the familiar "running" game-style and has students avoiding obstacles while solving Math problems. Best of all, Math Run is tracks students progress, generates detailed reports, and is aligned to Common Core Standards. educational apps game based learning math

Yogome

Technology Tidbits

Yogome the company responsible for making wonderful educational mobile games has just released and educational web portal kids. Yogome is a personalized learning experience for each individual that is COPPA compliant and aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all, educators/aprents can track student behavior and generate detailed reports. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here. game based learning

Yogome Epic Schools

Technology Tidbits

Yogome Epic Schools is the new educational suite of apps (i.e. that uses Game Based Learning to teach/reinforce a variety of subjects (i.e. There are over a 1000 educational mini games/activities for students grades K-5. Finally, all games are aligned to Common Core Standards. educational apps game based learningEpic Teachers, Students, etc.)

BrainRush

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BrainRush is one of my favorite new sites for Game Based Learning (GBL). This is a great resource for educators looking to find educational games on a wide variety of subjects such as: Math, Foreign Language, Social Studies, etc. Also, a teacher can create their own or customize an existing game to meet their needs. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

Lumio

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Lumio is a wonderful site/company for online Math Resources & mobile games. There are 7 easy to use fun iOS games that focus on a wide variety of Math skills such as: telling time, multiplication, decimals, etc. These games are designed for students 5-11 yrs, aligned to Common Core Standards, and generate detailed reports. This is an ideal way to introduce Game Based Learning to the classroom as well as work in a BYOD or 1:1 environment.

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Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Teachers can modify the game to suit their needs and select which skills their students need to focus on too.

Galxyz

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Galxyz is a innovative game that takes students on a educational adventure that has them mastering scientific subjects such as: Matter, Energy, Ecosystems and more. Best of all, Galxyz is COPPA compliant, is aligned to Common Core standards, and has lots of assessing features for teachers and parents. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here. game based learning iPad science

Monster Math Duels

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Monster Math Duels is a new/free educational iOS app for Math. Monster Math is aligned to Common Core standards, tracks student progress, and is a great way to integrate Game Based Learning into the classroom. educational apps game based learning mathThis fun app has students competing in class or at home on an iPad (split screen) or across multiple devices in different areas of Math (i.e.

Matific

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The free mobile app has a wide variety of educational games/activities for El Ed aligned to Common Core Standards. While the site has tons of educational resources such as: worksheets, activities, videos, and more. Best of all is the educational portal which allows educators to track student progress and differentiate instruction. game based learning math Matific is a fantastic site/mobile app (iOS/Android) for Math grades K-6.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Teachers can modify the game to suit their needs and select which skills their students need to focus on too.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Teachers can modify the game to suit their needs and select which skills their students need to focus on too.

Matific

Technology Tidbits

The free mobile app has a wide variety of educational games/activities for El Ed aligned to Common Core Standards. While the site has tons of educational resources such as: worksheets, activities, videos, and more. Best of all is the educational portal which allows educators to track student progress and differentiate instruction. game based learning mathMatific is a fantastic site/mobile app (iOS/Android) for Math grades K-6.

Math vs Zombies

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This game has students solving Math equations in subtraction, multiplication, etc to turn the walking zombies back into humans. More info on Math vs Zombies: aligned to Common Core Standards 7 worlds w/ 21 levels each addition, subtraction, multiplication, division student tracking Below is a brief demo. For more educational games form Tap to Learn click here. educational apps game based learning math

Land of Venn

Technology Tidbits

Land of Venn is a fantastic iOS game for practicing Geometry. This is done in a tower defense style game (i.e. This game has tons of replay value as users have over 30 levels to complete as well as earn money to buy spell upgrades and more. This game is ideal for Adaptive and Game Based Learning, as well as aligned to Common Core Standards. For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-8th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Teachers can modify the game to suit their needs and select which skills their students need to focus on too.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Teachers can modify the game to suit their needs and select which skills their students need to focus on too.

Teachley: Mt. Multiplis

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The reason I really love this game is that it takes a different approach to learning Math by avoiding drill a practice and focus on computational thinking as players build bridges w/ their multiplication skills. This is great for Game Based Learning as well as Differentiating Instruction, and has high replay value for students. Also, Teachly is aligned to Common Core Standards. For my Pinterest board on Educational iOS Apps click here.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-8th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Teachers can modify the game to suit their needs and select which skills their students need to focus on too.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a fantastic free online Math game that is ideal for Game Based Learning. This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Best of all is the teacher portal which allows for educators to assess students and get instant real-time reporting. Teachers can modify the game to suit their needs and select which skills their students need to focus on too.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is a wonderful MMO educational online game for helping students Grades 1st-6th learn Math. This epic game immerses students in a fantasy world where they solve Math problems (addition, subtraction, area, etc.). Best of all is the educational portal that allows educators or parents to control student settings and view user generated reports in real-time. game based learning