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Relative Advantage of Using Digital Games for Content Area Learning

In an effort to increase student engagement and performance, our high school initiated a game based learning program in our 7th-12th grade basic skills class in language arts and math a few years ago.   805 more words


Historical Thinking and Twilight Struggle

“Now the trumpet summons us again, not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need; not as a call to battle, though embattled we are–but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle” (Kennedy, 1961). 5,765 more words

Emotiblocks, encouraging kids to learn about feelings and emotions through play

It’s that time of year when toy retailers’ websites start listing the hottest – generally expensive – holiday toys. And parents feel pressured to buy them because, well, they’re this season’s must-haves. 787 more words


The Nature of Schooling in a Digital Age

Technology is becoming much more prominent in classrooms of today – used to teach and learn and understand concepts of the world. The types of technologies and the ways they are being used to learn with are rapidly evolving and becoming more accepted in our school systems. 758 more words

Technologies To Engage Learners

Reflecting on Social Media in Learning Scenarios

If you are a classmate in the blue discussion group you may have already read my posts and seen that I’m very passionate about the use of social media.   544 more words

Digital Game-Based Learning

Viking Quest game mashed with Padlet

Today I mashed up playing a Viking Quest game with Padlet. The students played the Viking Quest game and noted any interesting vocabulary on my Padlet page. 39 more words

#05 Learning by playing video games?

Hey everyone, YY here once again with another blogpost~ ^^

In this blogpost, I’m going to talk about e-learning, in specific game-based learning. As always, hope you guys enjoy reading this blog and learn something new from it~ ^^ So without further ado, let’s move on to the the topic of the day. 890 more words

COM 125 Introduction To The Internet