via siliconangle.com Interesting infographic. I like that it’s broken down to specific skills and disciplines. I also concur with the need to curb too much gaming, but video games in education cannot be denied as a powerful learning tool.
Tag: gaming and education
Context | Institute of Play
Many social institutions are challenged to fulfill their missions in the complex new global reality arising as a result of advancements in digital technology. Take educational institutions, for example. A report released in 2009 by the Center for …
National STEM Video Game Challenge 2010 Youth Prize Winners – YouTube
via youtube.com Amazing! I feel so behind!
National STEM Video Game Challenge
Top 100 Learning Game Resources | Upside Learning Blog
via upsidelearning.com Thank you, Paul Oh for this awesome resource! Lots to learn here.
Newell sees no distinction ‘between games and educational games’ | Joystiq
via joystiq.com Are legislators paying attention? Administrators? How many more people need to say this for there to be real change in more schools?
What do you love? by Google
Check out http://www.google.com/whatdoyoulove/# Cool mashup of browsing various media.
TEDxManitoba – Rick Van Eck – The Gaming of Educational Transformation
More on the why games work in education. Great overview of theoretical and pedagogical foundations of game design and its place in education.
via thecurfewgame.com Best Educational Game from Games for Change. This might be the one to really get me playing.
Three Qualities That Make Video Games Better Teachers Than Teachers | EdReach
via edreach.us We must not fight this notion, but we should accept this and develop strategies to better engage and educate our students.