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Introducing a Games Based Enquiry Model

After somewhat of a hiatus in developing a methodology for using games and game-like thinking in learning design, I hope that you’ll tune in and spread the word among like-minded colleagues about a series of posts I’m going to publish in the next few weeks and months. 1,073 more words

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A Constraint-Led Approach - a new addition to the coaching toolkit?

I am (I call myself) a cricket coach – I work with people who want to play “better” cricket, however “better” might be defined. 629 more words


Minecraft Education Edition hits v1.0

       Jon Martindale of Digital Trends writes that “Microsoft and Mojang have been working hard at further developing Minecraft Education Edition, and at the start of 2017, the two firms have announced that this version of the game has now hit 1.0.  96 more words

Start Using Games-Based Learning Today!

Games are just one of many ways to teach and educate students. Specifically, games are very useful in three areas: they provide a shared experience where students work cooperatively to solve a common problem; they provide a structure to explore creativity; and they also provide a framework for understanding how complex systems work. 531 more words

Adapting jail-break cricket for YPA

On Saturday I attended an ECB CPD workshop, Training & Interventions for Young People & Adults (YPA).

As part of the workshop, we each had to devise a training intervention.   210 more words


Thing 10: Wikimedia Adventure

I’m a reluctant Wikipedia editor! I read Wikipedia regularly, I’m very pro its philosophy of open knowledge. I’ve even created an account, but not got any further. 252 more words

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Game Inspired Design in the Modern Classroom

We are entering into a new age in education. The old model whole group instruction is being pushed out in favor of new methods like Blended Learning and Flipped Classrooms. 467 more words