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Top 5 “games” that help students learn. In December, last year I was honored to be named in Huffington Posts Top 12 Global Education Blogs of 2014.

Top 5 “games” that help students learn

The bloggers on this list have been asked to contribute to Huffington Post’s Education blogs for 2015. This month we look to answer the following highly controversial question “What are the top games that can help students learn?” – here is my response: Gaming, or more specifically gamification, is something that is very close to my heart. Learn to Win With These 6 Great Game Examples. 30 Killer Resources For Gamifying eLearning. 5 Killer Examples Of Gamified eLearning. In my last post we took a look at a checklist for designing good gamified eLearning and saw how the story and look and feel that games provide engage learners on a deeper level; competition, rewards and challenges offer motivation, and feedback, both positive and negative, helps learners master information quickly.

5 Killer Examples Of Gamified eLearning

In this post, we’ll take a look at some examples I think stand out, where good gamified eLearning demonstrates these guiding principles really well. So, let’s dive in. 1. First up, Till Training Game, from Elearning Awards gold winner Kineo. Kineo worked with their client McDonald’s UK on a real game changer in the industry, the McDonald’s UK Till Training Game, which delivered an engaging and memorable learning experience to support the launch of a new till system to 1,300 restaurants, as well as trending for a bit on social media site as learners set up self-styled leader boards to compete against each other.

8 Gamification of Learning Mistakes You Need to Avoid. Profteresa sur Twitter : "Gamification by @victormanriquey: The 35 Gamification Mechanics toolkit v2.0. Object moved. The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014. Edudemic has covered game-based learning and gamification in the classroom on numerous occasions in the past.

The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014

When learning becomes a game, it’s an enjoyable, effective experience for students and teachers alike. We’ve curated 23 of the best game-based education resources for 2014. If your class hasn’t gotten its game on yet, then now is the time. A Guide to Game-Based Learning. You want students to learn.

A Guide to Game-Based Learning

Unity - Game Engine. Docente 2punto0: Geografía y economía con simuladores. The-business-of-gamification-infographic-12.png (PNG Image, 800 × 5616 pixels) - Scaled (17%) 6 Steps To Get Started With Gamification. Getting started with gamification is easier than you think.

6 Steps To Get Started With Gamification

A playful attitude and curiosity prepare you for understanding the power of gamification. If you are interested in getting started with gamification check the following 6 steps! Gamification has seen a lot of buzz in the past year. But while many misunderstand it as “building games,” the truth is far from it. Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started. Joan Ganz Cooney Center Part 19 of MindShift’s Guide to Games and Learning By now, you’ve probably read enough to be convinced that it’s worth trying games in your classroom.

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

Buenas Prácticas TIC y rec... Trying Out Gamification In the Classroom? These Tools Are For You. Getting students actively engaged and learning by leveraging the power of gamification in the classroom is a hot trend these days.

Trying Out Gamification In the Classroom? These Tools Are For You

The idea of getting students learning, sharing, and laughing by using gamification shows great promise, to be sure. But where should you start in terms of finding the tools that will actually help you out? PBS Learning Media thought it might be useful to give you a little help in that department. Below are just a select number of useful apps and web tools that they’ve curated and know will help any classroom take a different approach to learning about some basic ideas. For example, Star Swiper is a very fun way to get younger students (pre-k through 2nd grade) clapping in order to get stars to appear. There are certainly a lot of innovative tools like this out in the wild. Docente 2punto0: Video juego de biología celular. A game-based learning and assessment tool for middle school students covering the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

Annygordon02 : Digital Gaming Changes Approach ... Gamificación y serious games en educación. 30 Facts About Gamification in eLearning. How Can Gamification Improve eLearning?

30 Facts About Gamification in eLearning

What is the Future of Gamification in eLearning Industry? Judging by the following 30 Facts about Gamification in eLearning, the future of Gamification in eLearning is brighter than ever. eLearning Industry in numbersThe eLearning market is now more than 16 years old (the word “e-learning” was coined in 1998). At Fortune 500 firms, 73.6 percent of technology-delivered training comes through networked, online methods. (1)Corporations can save up to 70% by replacing traditional training with eLearning (IOMA 2002).Over 18,000,000 college students are taking at least one of their classes online. By 2019 half of all classes will be done online. (2)eLearning is $56.2 billion industry. Gramática y Game Based Learning: un juego para comprender las bases del lenguaje.

El diván de Rafael Benítez Moreno 5 ejemplos de gamificación en el aprendizaje. Hablar de gamificación en el aprendizaje es hablar de un campo en le que todavía hay mucho por recorrer.

El diván de Rafael Benítez Moreno 5 ejemplos de gamificación en el aprendizaje

Las personas tienen (o deberían) un deseo innato para aprender, sin embargo la enseñanza tal y como la conocemos se interpone en el propio aprendizaje de los chavales ávidos de obtener conocimiento. ¿Qué pasa cuando le preguntamos a un grupo de niños ¿Qué es el trabajo? : Ellos dirán que es “el colegio y las tareas que les mandas sus profesores”. Si la pregunta es ¿Qué es el juego? Responderán a que son “Videojuegos, montar en bici con los amigos…” Es evidente que debe de existir una manera de ayudar en el aprendizaje en los entornos educativos. La clave está en el esfuerzo por mantener un entorno de comunicaciones rica que fomenta la retroalimentación y el refuerzo, no sólo entre el profesor y los estudiantes, sino también entre los propios estudiantes.

GAMIFICACIÓN. Herramientas para crear videojuegos sin saber programar. Gamification – An Evolutionary Step in Education. La Gamification entra en las aulas. ¿Gamificación y educación? ¡Aceptamos el reto! Cinco aplicaciones para divertirse aprendiendo ortografía - Repaso de verano.

Teachers Take Game-Based Learning to the Next Level. The days of video games being restricted to an after-school activity are quickly becoming numbered, as teachers continue to find fresh applications for game-based learning.

Teachers Take Game-Based Learning to the Next Level

John Kielman wrote about "Minecraft"'s impact on K–12 classrooms in an April 28 article in The Chicago Tribune, saying the game's "virtual LEGOs" motivate kids through a technology that's fun and familiar to them. Teachers have found several educational functions for the building-block game by incorporating it into lessons on ancient architecture, history and engineering, according to Kielman. And because the design of the lesson is something they're familiar with, the kids are more engaged. That's the essence of game-based learning. It's not a new concept, but educators are coming up with fresh ideas every day to interest students and motivate them to learn. Observatorio Scopeo - Scopeo, el Observatorio de la Formación en Red, sigue avanzando en el objetivo de ser referencia en opinión e investigación en e-learning.

Jugar o no jugar, esa es la cuestión Javier Martinez Aldanondo jmartinez@catenaria.cl y javier.martinez@knoco.com Blog. Report Card: Gamification in Learning (What Works?) by Carol Leaman. “By adding gamification to your learning, then refining it to meet learner preferences, you will more fully engage your employees to deliver the results you need: better knowledge retention, improved job performance, and a workforce aligned with your vision.” Gamification applied to learning is receiving a lot of attention these days, and corporate learning teams are being tasked with identifying how best to incorporate it into their learning strategies. At its simplest, gamification is the process of making non-game activities more fun and engaging.

Karl Kapp, a respected expert on the convergence of learning and technology, defines gamification as “a careful and considered application of game thinking to solving problems and encouraging learning, using all the elements of games that are appropriate.” GAMIFICACIÓN. GIS_HANDBOOK_ES.pdf. Open Badges: Gamificando el aprendizaje. La gamificación, o ludificación, es una de las tendencias que se irán generalizando en los próximos años en educación.

Gamificación (gamification en el ámbito anglosajón) es el empleo de mecánicas de juego en entornos y aplicaciones no lúdicas con el fin de potenciar la motivación, la concentración, el esfuerzo, la fidelización y otros valores positivos comunes a todos los juegos. Se trata de una nueva y poderosa estrategia para influir y motivar a grupos de personas (www.gamificacion.com). VictorManriqueY : The #Gamification World Congress ...

The #edtech Daily is out! Edition of 31 May 2014 - euskaljakintza - Gmail. Gamificando la superación personal, Gamificando elearning mediante Moodle (#gamicap) 5 Reasons Teaching With Video Games Makes Sense. 5 Reasons Teaching With Video Games Makes More Sense Now Than Ever by Paul Darvasi, ludiclearning.org Today there are more and more instances of schools creating curricular spaces for commercial video games. Initially, a few rogue teachers slipped them in through the back door, but over the past decade more schools and districts have rolled out the red carpet. We can attribute this dramatic shift–where it has occurred–to five key factors. 1. The indispensible requirement to implement video games in schools is hardware.

These figures are promising, and the situation is certainly improving, but ratios vary widely from district to district and Internet access does not speak to the quality of the connectivity. 2. There is now a generation of active teachers who were raised on video games. 3. As video games become more deeply entrenched in mainstream society, academics have taken notice. 4. 5. Game On! Lab. 8 Ways to Use Games in Education. Gamification is found in many contexts these days, but none more prevalent than in the K-12 education environment. Classrooms are leveraging apps, point systems, leader-boards, badges, and everything between to make their content more dynamic.

Truth is, gamification itself is not very new, but the tools that we have available that have increased its popularity, tablets and APIs in particular. With all of the possibilities offered by gamification, it can be difficult to determine the best way to use it. Materiales de “Gamificación en la educación y la formación” Materiales de “Gamificación en la educación y la formación” Admongo - A Fun Game to Help Students Learn About Advertising Techniques. Game Programming Patterns. Game Studies in OCW: Welcome back to Boston, PAX East! The Gamification of Education Infographic. Gamification Infographics Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? It's More Than Just the Game. OK, so you and your organization have decided to develop a learning game.

Yea! Can you avoid the very first pitfall that trips up the majority of first-time learning game implementations? Fact is, most early learning game initiatives veer off into the weeds. For a variety of reasons, not the least of which is: too much focus on the game, and not enough on the learning program it is to be a part of. As you probably know, there are 4 key components to creating learning initiatives that provide a measurable impact on the business. Box 1, Learning program design, starts with the agreement on the business need and the definition of the learning outcomes to meet that need. Box 2, Learning game design and development must be undertaken within the context of the overall initiative so it “fits” and is reinforced in a way that builds relevancy to what each employee is expected to do differently post-training.

Pitfall! Then comes the next potential pitfall. Need a plan for your Implementation Plan? Gamificación, resumen 2013 y previsiones 2014. Gamificación del aprendizaje: una tendencia educativa. Seriousgameinfo : The Difference Between... Top 10 Education Gamification Examples that will Change our Future.

Use Gamification to Put Your Learners at Risk! 9 Techniques For Online Educators To Gamify Their Digital Classrooms. Game On! Lab. Gramática y Game Based Learning: un juego para comprender las bases del lenguaje. 10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom - New Research Stresses Potential of Game-based Assessment. The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom. Algunos apuntes sobre insignias o badges en educación. 40 Sites for Educational Games. 40 Sites for Educational Games. ¿Es posible educar y aprender con videojuegos? Un reportaje de Ángel Varela Pena.

Self-Directed Learning and Video Games in the Classroom. La gamificación: las mecánicas del juego en los procesos de aprendizaje (Parte 2) Videojuegos educativos de múltiples asignaturas. From Flipped to Gamified Classroom Learning! 100 Great Game Based Learning and Gamification Resources » Reasons for Slow Adoption of Gamification in Education. What Game Elements Can We Harness For Educational Purpose? How To Gamify Your Classroom In 6 Easy Steps. Youtopia - Your Classroom Management and Student Engagement App. What To Know About Gamification In The Classroom.

El videojuego como entorno de aprendizaje. Why (And How) To Start Learning Video Game Design. 6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning. Serious Gaming In Education Can Mirror Formative Assessments. 6 Ways Gamification Is Being Used Right Now. The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech. Gamificación, innovación de procesos gracias a los juegos. Three Ways Game-Based Learning can be a Helpful Tool. Mario Kart in the classroom: the rise of games-based learning. Infographics. education / Gaming in the Classroom. Game-Based Learning Units for the Everyday Teacher.