Sunday, May 4, 2014

Heard of Gamification? Well, Here Are 19 Resources....

According to the Mashable, gamification is "the use of game mechanics and game design techniques in non-game contexts."  Using gamification can help get kids interested in things they normally would find boring. Are you ready to get your game on? Take a look below and see what you think. I personally am all for anything that makes learning more fun for our students!

7 Good Examples of Gamification in Education- from EdTech Review

The 20 Best Blogs About Game-Based Learning

10 Gamiciation Challenges for Educators- post from Bernard Bull, Concordia Professor

10 Specific Ideas to Gamify in the Classroom

10 Video Games to Get Started with Game-Based Learning

Bringing Minecraft to the Classroom- the creators of Minecraft want to make the game affordable and accessible to schools everywhere.

The Dangers of Gamification in Education- post by Larry Ferlazzo

Education-Gamification Resources- from Gamify My Class

Games: More Than Just Reward Systems- from EdTech Researcher

The Gamification of Education
by Column Five Media.
Explore more visuals like this one on the web's largest information design community - Visually.

Gamifying Education: Do We Know How to Gamify the Classroom- from Cool Cat Teacher Vicki Davis

How Gaming is Changing in the Classroom

How to Gamify Your Classroom- from Edudemic

Kathy Sierra on Gamification in Education- this is a response to Lary Ferlazzo's post above on the dangers of gamification in the classroom.

Mr. Gonzalez's Classroom- links to gamification resources

The Slow Gamification of K-12 Classrooms- from edWeek

Use Minecraft as an Educational Tool- from Edutopia

Using the Video Game Model in the Classroom- from Edutopia

What is Gamed-Based Learning?- article from Upside Learning


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