#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today

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

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Game-based learning is a topic we have revisited numerous times on this blog. The implications it has on student engagement and learning cannot be overstated. If you have not already experimented with game-based learning with your class, make 2015 the year you do!

30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

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Wikipedia Differentiation, the ability for teachers to meet the needs of a variety of learners, is a key component for successful teaching. Also, the "Go Interactive" features allows teachers to collaborate w/ students in real-time and gauge student understanding to differentiate instruction.

IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Expands Game-Based Learning Offerings

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Today, IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform, announced it has acquired ABCya , the creator of more than 400 educational computer games and apps for kids.

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

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"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

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 One theme I have noticed is that the subject of Math uses the concept of Game Based Learning quite often.

5 Ways to Help Kids of All Ages Code #HourofCode

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15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

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"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

Gimkit

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Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. This is done through fun educational games that even students can help create and use for self paced learning.

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning

Socrates Free for Rest of the Year

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Many schools are now realizing they do not have the tools in place so kids can continue to learn while schools are closed. Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics.

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning

Boddle Learning

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Boddle is a new online platform that uses Game Base Learning to help teach core subjects to students. Best of all, Boddle has an educational portal which tracks students progress, generates detailed reports, and makes it easy to differentiate instruction.

Gimkit

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Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. This is done through fun educational games that even students can help create and use for self paced learning.

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. assessing differentiating instruction game based learning

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning Web 2.0

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

Socrates

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Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning

Educaplay

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Educaplay is an wonderful site for educators to create and share multimedia resources/activities, such as: quizzes, games, puzzles/crosswords, interactive maps, and more. differentiate instruction educational resources game based learning

Education Galaxy

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This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal.

Vocab Victor

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Vocab Victor uses "game based learning" to help students develop their vocabulary. These games offer high replay as well as different varieties of game play, such as: matching, sorting, targeting, and more.

What We Learn from the Edtech Games the Government Plays

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What can you learn from some of the games the government has going on?For Monday was the fifth annual ED Games Expo, held at the the famed Washington performance hall, the John F. Some 120 games, created by 80 game developers who have received support for their work from the federal government, were on hand to show off their latest creations. encourag[ing] a broad audience to consider game development as an important learning strategy.”

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Education Galaxy

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This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal.

Arcademics

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Arcademics is a wonderful site for educators looking to integrate game based learning into their K-8 classrooms. Arcademics games cover subjects such as Math, Reading, Geography, and more. educational games game based learning

Answerables

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Answerables is a wonderful new innovative site/game that is perfect for Game Based Learning (or more accurate Game Based Learning meets Learning Management System). For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

Gimlet

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Gimlet is a excellent new site for creating quiz style games that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's great blog. A teacher can see all student's results in real-time and then differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction game based learning quizzesGimlet reminds me a lot of Kahoot where a teacher creates a quiz (or converts a Quizlet), has students join on their device via unique code and then take the quiz.

Zap Zap Math

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All of this is done in a fun game based learning environment. Best of all, the school version tracks student progress, generates detailed reports, and makes it easy to differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction game based learning math self paced learningZap Zap Math is an excellent new mobile (iOS/Android) app for Math grades K-6th.

HOOPs

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HOOPs is a new basketball game by Zzish for assessing students learning and differentiating instruction. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

Squiggle Park

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This is done through fun engaging games and activities that focuses on skills such as: phonics, spelling, word/letter recognition, and more. As students progress through the games they will unlock more levels and learn new skills.