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Games: A Cheat Code to Learning (Vol.1)

I recently found a great free app called WWP Vocab which has numerous levels of making students of 8-10 years learn new words. It’s so much fun for the kids that they don’t even realise they are actually learning. 60 more words

Edtech

Game-based Learning: The World Peace Game

How would the 9 year old version of you solve some of the world’s biggest problems?

In my course on educational programming for gifted learners, the instructor posted a TED video of a teacher named John Hunter who created the World Peace game in which his class of 4th graders run countries and attempt to solve problems from world hunger to nuclear warfare, all by playing a game. 368 more words

Ancient China

What's Your Plan to Teach Financial Literacy?

Are you ready to teach financial literacy? Think about it. Now think about it again. Now do you think you’re ready? So what are you going to do? 284 more words

Money Management

Project Zomboid

Before I start this post, I’m going to predict a regret to use such a large, vertical image. I bet it’s way too big (thus, impractical) for this page! 345 more words

Minecraft

Meshing GBL With PBL: Can It Work?

Meshing GBL With PBL: Can It Work?.

Project based learning is a thing … and it’s a good thing. PBL brings with it a more open, enquiry based mode of instruction that has benefits in modern classrooms. 606 more words

Education

Shafaque Riaz: Learning Happens in Every Problem-Solving Experience

by Shafaque Riaz
Expert Educator Columnist, UAE

This time focus of my post is that how game design naturally supports learning. For me, learning is something that happens across every context that you’re in. 496 more words

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