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Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

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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.

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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

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

Yogome

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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

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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Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

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As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that''s not to say that there isn''t a good amount of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e Rosetta Stone for Kids - A wonderful free iPad app for kids ages 3-7 learning how to read.

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Matific

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Matific is a fantastic site/mobile app (iOS/Android) for Math grades K-6. 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

Math vs Zombies

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Math vs Zombies is an excellent mobile (iOS/Android) app for basic Math skills grades K-4th. 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.

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

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The Common Sense Education team just returned from a fabulous four days at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia. It was great to connect with the thousands of educators who came by our booth, attended our sessions, and entertained us with their impressive karaoke skills. We were thrilled to catch up with long-time users of Common Sense resources as well as introduce our work to many more of you. Digital Bytes: A Project-Based Approach to Digital Literacy .

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Website, app uses avatars to engage students

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Educational technology company Oddcast launched a new version of its Voki website for teachers along with a free iOS application called Voki for Education. The mobile app was created to mirror the online experience and provide students with a convenient and fun way to work on their assignments and projects. Voki educational characters have been shown to enhance classroom teaching and maintain a spirit of fun and engagement among students at all levels.

Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2019

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This years list seems to have a wide variety of educational tools w/ no set pattern seen in years past. Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2019 Wakelet - Wakelet lets educators easily bookmark any item on the web (i.e. Also, there are lots of templates for educators to use to create their own scavenger hunt to implement into any curriculum. Educandy - A wonderful site for creating educational games where a teacher just enters the questions and Educandy creates the game.

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Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

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The reason for this as not as many new learning tools came out this year compared to years past, while more current tools focused on regular updates. However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, Math/STEM, and Game Based Learning played a predominant role in this year's list. Code Kingdoms - One of my favorite sites for learning how to program (Javascript) by drag-n-dropping blocks of code (i.e

50 Math Sites and Apps

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Mobile learning and BYOD (bring your own device) is making it easier students to learn, especially in the subject of Math. 50 Math Sites and Apps 4 Dice: Fraction Games - A great iOS app for learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. This game meets Common Core Standards and has blue tooth capabilities to allow for two players across multiple devices. AplusMath - A nice site for Math games, worksheets and flashcards.

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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Getting Started with Minecraft in the Classroom

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Minecraft​ ​is an extremely popular game for kids and​​ adults. Whenever I even allude to the game to a new group of students, their eyes light up and they ask me, “You​​ play Minecraft, too?!” There are already many articles detailing the educational benefits of Minecraft, and though I believe the advantages of using it the classroom far outweigh the disadvantages, the roadblocks can be very real. Students are not actually interacting with the game.

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