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Registration. Co-hosted by and the Education Division of Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Game-Based Learning is a professional learning community (PLC) that provides educators, game developers, researchers, and industry executives with a place to learn, ask questions, discuss topics, and share information about games and learning. The community hosts free monthly webinars and live chats with leaders in the field that are highly engaging and interactive. Online discussions provide an easy way to continue the conversation and share ideas and experiences with peers across the country, and around the world. Upcoming Webinars Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 4pm / Eastern Time Presenter: Joli Barker, third grade teacher at Earl H. WoWinSchool / FrontPage. This is a collaborative workspace for the development of instructional items for the use of MMORPGs, like World of Warcraft, GuildWars2 and others, in a school setting.

WoWinSchool / FrontPage

Please take a moment to explore the various sections of the site and if you would like to contribute, please email Lucas Gillispie at lucas AT The original focus of this project was to develop a curriculum for an after school program or "club" for at-risk students at the middle and/or high school level.

This program would use the game, World of Warcraft, as a focal point for exploring Writing/Literacy, Mathematics, Digital Citizenship, Online Safety, and would have numerous projects/lessons intended to develop 21st-Century skills. Because of the success of the first year's implementation as an after school program, the program is now being implemented as a language arts elective for middle schoolers designed to provide enrichment for students at all levels. Inevitable Open Raiding. Filament Games. Knowclue - home. Why high-level World of Warcraft players make better employees than Harvard MBAs.

SmartBrief is partnering with Big Think to create a weekly video spotlight in SmartBrief on Leadership called “VIP Corner: Video Insights Powered by Big Think.”

Why high-level World of Warcraft players make better employees than Harvard MBAs

This week, we’re featuring John Seely Brown, independent co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge and adviser to the provost and visiting scholar at the University of Southern California.         The Virtual Pioneers - Home. Working on the Summer Reading List and Summer Book Club Really great tweetchat on Wed Evening!

We discussed Games, Games Based Learning and Game Studies. ISTE 2014. ISTE 2014 features an amazing array of professional learning and collaborative networking opportunities.

ISTE 2014

Attendees will have the option to choose from hundreds of sessions in a variety of formats. See our program guide for tips on how to navigate the program. Use the program search to find sessions that interest you and add them to My Favorites. Filament Games. The Marshmallow Challenge. Kae Novak. EduMachinima - ISTE-SIGVE.

What’s the Point If We Can’t Have Fun? David Graeber [from The Baffler No. 24, 2014] My friend June Thunderstorm and I once spent a half an hour sitting in a meadow by a mountain lake, watching an inchworm dangle from the top of a stalk of grass, twist about in every possible direction, and then leap to the next stalk and do the same thing.

What’s the Point If We Can’t Have Fun?

Kae Novak. Leveraging Technology for Learning. EpicWin. What is 3D GameLab? - 3D GameLab. 3D GameLab™ is a gamified content creation and student tracking platform where teachers can design and share quests and badges to create personalized learning for their students.

What is 3D GameLab? - 3D GameLab

Students “level up” through the curriculum, choose quests they want to play, and earn experience points, badges, and awards. Quests can be aligned to standards, including Common Core and NGSS, for real-time achievement reporting. Class is literally turned into a game, providing the opportunity for true mastery learning. Includes monthly professional development on gamification and tech integration strategies. Clan Guild Websites by Shivtr. Fort McMoney. Why high-level World of Warcraft players make better employees than Harvard MBAs. World of Warcraft First Official Infographic - Blizzard Entertainment. Life is a game. This is your strategy guide. 674k shares Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Real life is the game that – literally – everyone is playing.

Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

Gaming and New Gender Paradigms. Previously, I’ve written about role-playing racial history through digital games, so it is perhaps not surprising that I would be interested in an Ellis Island MMORG or a game about the Harlem Renaissance, initially conceptualized in the research of Professor Bryan Carter of the University of Arizona.

Gaming and New Gender Paradigms

As feminist game designer and Georgia Tech Professor Celia Pearce observed, “both games are specifically designed to be intergenerational.” In an interview for DMLcentral, Pearce noted that her background probably gave her a unique perspective. “My main experience in educational games comes from working in a museum environment, which I did primarily in the 1980s and 90s,” Pearce explained. “It was imperative to make something appealing to a mass audience” in which the parent could be the expert, but the child could also be an active participant.

Pearce argued that far too many educational games fail to take advantage of basic research gains made in the field of games and learning. Urgent Evoke - A crash course in changing the world. The Elder Scrolls Online. EVE Online is a Massive Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Space Game - EVE Online.         The Virtual Pioneers - Home. Darfur Is Dying - Play mtvU's Darfur refugee game for change.