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5 easy gamified activities you can assign in Google Classroom tomorrow

Genially is an easy to use software that lets you add lots and lots of interactive elements to your slides. The best part is that it is FREE! There is a premium level that you or your school/district can purchase but even with the free version you can create UNLIMITED content and have access to tons…  learn more

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6 Easy Ways to Add Gamification to Your Learning Structure

One of the biggest challenges of administering effective learning is assuring that it is interactive and engaging for users. In this article, you will learn the scientific and tangible reasons why adding gamification elements to your learning boosts employee engagement and enhances the comprehension of your learning content.  learn more

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Common Sense: GameMaker

GameMaker is a great choice for an in-depth unit or entire course on game design. Other game-making lessons from Code.org or Scratch can see faster results on the basics, but after a few hours, teachers and students who are looking for a game-making environment with substance will want more. Use the lessons to get kids started.  learn more

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Education Corner: Guide on Gamification in Education

The early 2000s was a period in which researchers explored how to link gaming with different industries, including work training, health promotion, and education.  learn more

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Edutopia: Game-Based Learning

Get tips, techniques, and tools that apply the principles of game design to the learning process -- a dynamic way to engage learners and help educators assess learning.  learn more

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How to Find Learning Opportunities in Video Games Kids and Teens Love

There are tons of games your students already play at home that are packed full of learning potential. Every game has learning potential, from small games made for classrooms to big blockbusters made to be enjoyed at home. Sure, the games made for in-school learning are the easiest to implement (and to convince administrators to…  learn more

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iThrive Curriculum

Game-based learning helps high school teachers meet teens where they are through play-a tool they are familiar with. Games give students a chance to immerse themselves in new information, apply that information in problem-solving, take on new perspectives, and work in self-directed, independent ways. The games we pair iThrive Curriculum units with offer exposure to new…  learn more

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OER Commons: Game-Based Learning Collection

In game play, the progress a player makes is through learning. This happens as students grasp and understand embedded knowledge and skills required to successfully navigate a new system. The challenge and the progress of understanding a new concept through gaming is what makes a game enjoyable. What do you want the students to learn?…  learn more

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The Best Apps to Gamify Your Classroom!

Learn how to use EdTech tools to gamify learning in this New EdTech Classroom live show highlights video. In this show, Sam will show you how to use programs like Quizlet, Flocabulary, Jamboard, Google Slides, Gimkit, Quizizz, Blooket, Prodigy, ST Math, Classcraft and more to introduce gamification and game-based learning into your classroom to increase…  learn more