Talking Seriously About Video Games and Common Core

Andrew Miller and Terry Heick with Clark Aldrich

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The prospect of using video games to teach common core subjects may still seem far fetched to many teachers. In this inaugural episode we look the current state of game-based learning, the promise, the challenges, some of the most popular games, and the road ahead.

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EDWORDS: Latest Game-Based Learning Blog Posts

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    Bringing Gamification to Your Classroom

    Gamification has changed how I teach.  It's a game-changer so to speak. There are many ways to bring gamification to your classroom.  Deci ...

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    by Gina Taylor @RLTaylor94
    Thursday, 16 June 2016
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    Game-Based Learning: Lessons from Nintendo

    In the late 1980s, I remember playing the original Mario Brothers for hours on end, trying desperately to save the princess. I ducked, dodged, and j ...

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    by David Cutler @spinedu
    Wednesday, 24 February 2016
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    Let's Go to Disneyland! - A Virtual Spring Break Vacation!

    As my first grade students left for their holiday break, I told one of the children to have a wonderful vacation. He sadly looked at me and said, "I ...

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    by Cheryl Arnett @c_arnett
    Friday, 19 February 2016
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    Sleuths In My Class

      Most, if not all, of the material I use in my classes is decided upon after the first three or four lessons. It's very important to me to know ...

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    by Christina Chorianopoulou @kryftina
    Saturday, 09 January 2016
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    Why You Should Let Your Kids Play Video Games

    Most people are surprised to find out that I am a huge video-game nerd. I wow them with my extensive knowledge and collection of video games and I a ...

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    by Megan Roberts | @TechieEducation
    Saturday, 19 December 2015
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