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Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

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PowerPoint Games Racing Games No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. Click a button on the screen and the car or horse moves one step closer to the finish line and victory. Scrum Trainers Gathering (2/4): The Ball Point Game « Kane Mar Scrum Trainers Gathering (2/4): The Ball Point Game Posted by Kane on 07/04/2008 · 17 Comments Update: part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4. In part 1 of my report on the Trainers Gathering I gave an gave a summary of the events that occurred. In this post I’d like to discuss one of the exercises that was discussed.

Download Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0 from Official Microsoft Download Center <a id="b7777d05-f9ee-bedd-c9b9-9572b26f11d1" target="_self" class="mscom-link download-button dl" href="confirmation.aspx?id=23714" bi:track="false"><span class="loc" locid="46b21a80-a483-c4a8-33c6-eb40c48bcd9d" srcid="46b21a80-a483-c4a8-33c6-eb40c48bcd9d">Download</span></a> Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0 makes it easier than ever to create great video games for Windows-based PCs, Xbox 360 consoles, and Windows Phone Details XNA Game Studio 4.0 is a programming environment that allows you to use Visual Studio 2010 to create games for Windows Phone, the Xbox 360 console, and Windows-based computers. XNA Game Studio 4.0 includes the XNA Framework 4.0, which is a set of managed libraries designed for game development based on Microsoft .NET Framework 4.

Here Is A Great Tool for Creating Educational Video Games to Use in Class February 10, 2016Pixel Press is an excellent application that enables you to draw your own video games. Teachers can create educational video games to use in class without the need for any coding skills. The process is very simple: use pen and paper to draw your game, take a picture of it via your iPad’s camera and Pixel Press does the rest and bring your game to life. You can either create on paper with ‘Draw-on-Paper’ and take a picture of it or use ‘Draw-in-App’ to directly draw on screen.

Learning Scrum through the Ball Point Game The ball point game by Boris Gloger is a great game for introducing Scrum to new agile teams. I have played and facilitated this game a few times and would like to share my notes. Many thanks to Boris for creating this game. MicroWorlds EX We think our products are great! But don't just take our word for it, here's what teachers have to say... "I was first introduced to Logo about 20 years ago at the University of Nebraska. About 10 years ago when the opportunity came up to teach a 6-week exploratory class for seventh graders, I knew right away that I wanted to use MicroWorlds!

Scrum from Hell Goal: Practice standup meetings with a dysfunctional one. Time: 15-20 minutes. This exercise is for a group of 6 to 8 participants who stand up, and some number of observers who may sit and watch. Background Describe a Scrum meeting, so people understand the three questions and the flow of the meeting.Describe common problems and interventions that address them. For example: Implicit impediment: Listen to everything; sometimes someone mentions an impediment but doesn’t identify it as such.Side discussion: ask people to listen when they’re not speaking.Rambling on: ask people to summarize more quickly.Sidetracked meeting: ask people to have a meeting immediately afterwards for people who care about the topic.Observer ("chicken") who speaks: remind them that they’re an observer.Late arrival: Charge them $1 if that’s what your team does; offer to fill them in after the meeting.etc.

About An overview of Kodu. (Click to play) Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and Xbox via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills. Ice-Breaker Games For Children Coping with a large group of children who you don't know can be intimidating for an adult - and it can be very scary for the children, too. We have listed below some good ice-breaker games which will help the kids to get to know each other (and you to get to know them, too). Explore below...

The Scrum Game a Fun Interactive Tool for Learning Scrum Agile Mike Cohn of Mountain Goat Software and Bill Wake introduced The Scrum Game at the Spring 2007 Scrum Gathering in Portland. This cooperative game features teams of any size (four or five are ideal but any number can play) moving around a familiar-looking game board while trying to burndown a committed amount of work. Each game simulates a ten-day sprint. Why Kids Should Make the Video Games They Love to Play When educator Lynn Koresh hears from kids that they want a career doing something with computers, she asks, “To do what with computers?” Adults often encourage kids to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, and computing classes are usually a first stop. But Koresh knows it’s the real-world applications of computational thinking and coding language skills that bring such knowledge to life.

Penny Queueing Exercise - Lean Process (Agile Advice) This simple simulation exercise helps people to understand the efficiency that can come from moving away from a waterfall or large batch process. The exercise can be done with 20 pennies, 5 people and a clock with a second hand. The exercise simulates processing work in the form of flipping pennies from heads to tails and back. Four people in the Team sit at a table or other hard surface in a line beside each other. The surface must allow for easily sliding the pennies. The fifth person, the Manager, starts the process and times it. How To Create Your First iPhone Application Update: 01/10/2012: The original version of this article by Jen Gordon was published in August 2009. It was thoroughly revised and updated by the author in September 2012. — Editorial Team Since the iTunes App Store launched in 2008, over 500,000 apps have been approved by Apple, and thousands more app ideas are scrawled on napkins across the world every day. But question remains, how can a person with limited technical skills create an iPhone app?

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