Game Based Learning: Make Fast Teaching Games with SMART lab

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsored Post by SMART Learning Suite From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Formative assessment and game based learning make a powerful combination in the classroom. I love SMART lab, a new feature of the SMART Learning Suite.

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Games are fun. Game based learning excites learning in my classroom. What are serious games?

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The Art & Science of Game-based Learning

Playware Studios

Our Creative Director Siddharth Jain was invited to moderate a panel on “The Art & Science of Game-based Learning” at the In.LAB (at the Life Long Learning Institute ) with Noah Falstein (Founder and CEO of the Inspiracy ) and Asst.

Zondle- Another Great Platform to Help you Integrate Game-based Learning Approach in Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

August 28, 2015 Zondle is another great web tool and mobile app to use in a game-based learning approach. Zondle allows you to create, play and share educational games to support teaching, learning.read more. game-based learning tools

Game-Based Learning Gains Steam in Higher Education: Triseum Raises $1.43 Million to Transform Educational Experiences for Students

EdNews Daily

André Thomas, CEO of Triseum and former Head of Graphics for EA Sports Madden Football, brings gaming to new heights on university campuses combining rigorous learning and resources with state-of-the-art graphic design. When Education Game Development Is Done Right, It Works.

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

Q&A: Talking Tech and Mobility with CoSN's Marie Bjerede

EdTech Magazine

By Jena Passut Education advocate offers tips on preparing for the future of teaching and learning. Classroom Game-based Learning Internet Mobility

7 Ways My Interactive Display is a Key Part of My Student-Centered Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

In a project-based classroom where making and inventing happens all the time, students are always doing amazing things. Being able to quickly share is essential to progress, learning, and celebrating student success.

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Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

Legends of Learning has awesome free science games and activities to celebrate earth day on April 22. coolcatteacher.com/earth Check out their NGSS aligned Science games for grades 3-8. Some are interactive games. They had to tell what they learned about how to use it.

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

Within the virtual environment, you get you learning, you get your assessment, you get your experience. So I think what we’re waiting on, to really have the area explode, VR in education, are the mobile headsets that are running web VR — which we haven’t seen a lot of yet.

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6 Ways Technology Helps Educators Tackle Low Literacy Rates

EdTech Magazine

By Amanda Murphy Apps, videos and games can boost comprehension for students. Classroom Game-based Learning Mobile Apps Mobility

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Computer Science Teaching Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

What happens when a school has every student learn Computer Science. To learn more about Wriq go to www.texthelp.com/wriq. Then we have next level we’ve got an honors programming class and a mobile applications class, also both one-semester courses.

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Gamified Social Studies Takes Off in Fantasy Geopolitics

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith A game born from a teacher's frustration has blossomed into a new way to teach geography and current events. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Game-based Learning Mobile Apps Mobility

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7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

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Learn about global Kahoots, how she tweets with her class and more global collaborative techniques in this show. Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. Just put out positivity, and educate each other, and learn from each other.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. We can keep learning more.

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FETC 2015 Kicks Off With a BYOD Bang

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith A game-based learning event, executive summit and hands-on sessions are highlights of the opening day of the conference. Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Game-based Learning Hardware Leadership Management Mobility Notebooks Online Learning Policies STEM Tablets

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How Tablet Games Can Teach Skills to Students with Visual Impairments

Edsurge

Marty Schultz has added a twist to hangman, the classic word-guessing game. His tablet-run version of the game has the same goal: pick letters to figure out a mystery word. We’re changing the dynamic so that a kid is looking forward to learning.”

Age of Learning’s Latest Is a $100 Million Educational Game

Edsurge

How much does it cost to build educational games with all the flair and polish of their commercial counterparts? $10 The game, publicly available today, works on web browsers and iOS and Android mobile devices. From a game development standpoint, that frees you up.”

The 5-Year, $15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE Competition Is Over. Here’s Who Won.

Edsurge

But such was the length of time for finalists of the Global Learning XPRIZE competition before learning the winner of $10 million. and London-based nonprofit Onebillion. Kitkit offers a game-based learning program on tablets to help children learn independently.

Gamify Learning: 20+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Games are an extraordinary way to tap into your most heroic qualities.” -?Jane Jane McGonigal, Author of Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World. People enjoy playing video games. What if learning were more like playing a video game?

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”.

World-Premiere Exhibit Explains Minecraft to the Most Challenging Audience: Parents

Edsurge

A new museum exhibit celebrating Minecraft’s tenth anniversary doesn’t just highlight the block-building game’s role in education. The entire exhibition itself is, subtly, all about learning. Learning about Maori culture. Education Technology Events Game-Based Learning

Game On: Kahoot Snaps Up DragonBox for $18 Million for Its First Acquisition

Edsurge

Last December, following a Disney investment that valued the company at $376 million , the Oslo-based company made clear its intention to build a pipeline for acquisitions. We reviewed the games several years ago.) Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Game-Based Learning

CoSN 2016: NMC Offers a Taste of the Future of Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Game-based Learning Internet Mobility Social MediaFrank Smith Virtual reality’s role in education is obscured by the hype curve, according to a leading industry technology analyst.

2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser

TeachThought - Learn better.

2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser. If you’re of the correct vintage, you probably remember a game called Oregon Trail. It made Social Studies teachers feel good about video games (how could it not?),

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Change the Game: Using Minecraft to Teach Students with Autism

Edsurge

Modern research has continued to demonstrate that playful learning improves educational outcomes, even more so when it’s digital and multi-modal. Modern research has continued to demonstrate that playful learning improves educational outcomes. Despite popular myth, games actually discourage negative behaviors, benefit mental health and improve social skills. Of course, not all games are created equal. The best games are just fun, and the learning is almost invisible.

Games Can Breed Uncivil Behavior. They Can Also Teach Digital Citizenship.

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For most children, online video games offer an early window into social interactions with friends—and strangers. While social games foster collaboration and competition, they have also been home to hostile communities, where harassment and uncivil behavior can run rampant and make headlines. Some online multiplayer games have become so ridden with profanity that many players disable chat functions. (I But “games are different now,” he acknowledges.

Math Attax

Technology Tidbits

Math Attax is a super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills (i.e. This is a 2 player game where students move their player up/down a grid while trying to shoot the correct answer to a equation. game based learning math

Vocab Victor

Technology Tidbits

*Be Sure to enter Vocab Victor's latest giveaway to win in-game "charms" that can be used to buy word lists, skip words, etc. Vocab Victor is a free innovative mobile (iOS/Android) app for building vocabulary words/skills that is ideal for ESL/ELL.

Vocab Victor

Technology Tidbits

Vocab Victor is a free innovative mobile (iOS/Android) app for building vocabulary words/skills that is ideal for ESL/ELL. Vocab Victor uses "game based learning" to help students develop their vocabulary through 4 different styles of games through 11 levels.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. We’ve discussed the merits and utility of video games in the classroom before, so we won’t beleaguer the point. To select each of these games, we focused on 3 basic criteria: 1. YOLO Game Link: [link].

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Memrise

Technology Tidbits

Memrise is a fun mobile (iOS/Android) app for learning foreign languages. This is done through Game Based Learning as a user plays through a variety of games such as: speed review, listening skills, difficult words, and classic reviews.

50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games

Technology Tidbits

Game Based Learning is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom as well generate excitement for students. 50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games ABCya - A great site for games and mobile apps for elementary students.

Math Attax

Technology Tidbits

Math Attax is a super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills (i.e. This is a 2 player game where students move their player up/down a grid while trying to shoot the correct answer to a equation.

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

They adopt and relate better to new technologies and screen based designs. Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. What Makes Mobile Technology Stand Out? Mobile Learning Benefits for Students.