Gaming & Game Based Learning in the Classroom

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Let's Play a Game of Kahoot

James Paul Gee on Games and Education

Gamification

Bringing game like elements into our classroom practice

Game Based Learning

Learning through games

Creating Games

From passive consumers to active creators

5 Quick Tools to Get Started:

  1. Sketch Nation Studio: a simple app to start your exploration of creating your own game. Includes an Advanced mode that allows you to dig deeper (app & website)
  2. Gamepress: Through behaviours, control each of your game elements with this free app (app)
  3. Scratch.mit.edu: not only for creating games but a visual programming site for young learners to create. (website & scratch cards)
  4. Kodu: design your own games for PC and Xbox (website)
  5. Gamesalad: Create your own games for mobile platforms (website)

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