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kurt's research Squire, K.D. (in press). Game-based learning: An emerging paradigm for learning. To appear in Performance Improvement Quarterly. Squire, K. Playforce A searchable database of games with learning potential, Playforce allows users to explore games related to specific learning content, academic standards or twenty-first century skills, like empathy, systems thinking or collaboration. Playforce provides an indispensable resource to educators and parents looking to use games in service of specific learning goals. Game perspectives on Playforce are player-generated and moderated by a user community. In addition, Playforce trains players to develop the critical tools to articulate the learning that occurs in the games they love to play, using a language which professionals and other adults can understand… a language which connects to traditional academic standards and twenty-first-century skills. Developed in partnership with E-Line Media, Playforce is now in beta.

Games to Learn Spanish - Qué Onda Qué Onda Spanish Log In | Sign Up Games to Learn Spanish Who says learning Spanish can't be all fun and games? With these games you can continue studying all the lessons we offer while having fun. Whack-a-Word Hangman Word Search Memory / Concentration Other Language Web Apps Learn English by How's It Going Learn Spanish by Qué Onda Learn French by Très Bien Learn Italian by Molto Bene Learn Portuguese by Tudo Bem Learn Hebrew by Ma Kore Learn Arabic by Salaam Learn German by Wie Geht's Get in touch with us. Professional Translation Services iOS and Android Apps | Help / FAQ © 2014 Pangaea Learning LLC | Contact Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy Jeu sérieux, un oxymore ? | L'Educateur Serious Games: utilisation de jeux vidéo à des fins pédagogiques La définition la plus synthétique d’un serious Game est sans conteste celle proposée par les concepteurs de jeux vidéo Chen & Michael: «Tout jeu dont la finalité première est autre que le simple divertissement». Damien Djaouti, Julian Alvarez Serious Game et évaluation des apprentissages Il existe une crainte que l’usage des jeux sérieux soit très spécifique à mener et à évaluer. Entretien avec Yvan Hochet Réconcilier le jeu et les explications théoriques Un jeu est intéressant par la mécanique qui le constitue, c’est-à-dire l’ensemble des règles qui régissent comment le jeu évolue, les actions du joueur et comment le jeu réagit à ces actions. Nicolas Szilas, Denise Sutter Widmer jeux, mathématiques, mitic Créer des jeux vidéo pour apprendre la logique algorithmique Certains logiciels proposent de programmer des objets ou figures (personnages), afin de générer certains comportements. Didactique, jeux, mathématiques, mitic Vaud, SPV

playforce.org - Playforce: Learning from the games we play Quest to Learn - insideschools.org Quest to Learn offers a new approach to education based on the principles that make video games enjoyable. It's a radical experiment that may sound flaky, but Q2L is not an oasis for students looking to play video games all day. It's a place where kids learn traditional subjects like history, algebra and chemistry—albeit in an untraditional way. "It's a common misconception about this school that you're going to come here and you're going to play video games to learn," explained one of the school's founders and co-directors, Arana Shapiro. "When we talk about games, we're talking about game-like learning--not about playing games but about looking at what makes games engaging for learning." For example, students pretend they are spies in ancient Greece and re-enact the Peloponnesian War, learning about Athens and Sparta and the difference between oligarchy and democracy in the process. Q2L is a place where teachers are constantly learning. Admissions: Contact the school to attend a tour.

Les jeux sérieux Ce dossier a été coordonné par le CRDP de Toulouse pour Savoirs CDI Coordination du dossier : Karen Chabriac (CRDP Académie de Toulouse), avec les apports d'Eric Sanchez, Fanny Hervé, Elodie Keller, Anne Wix et relecture par l'équipe TICE et Doc du CRDP Ce dossier, destiné à un public désireux de découvrir l'univers des jeux sérieux, aborde les principales questions liées à l'usage de ces technologies en classe. Loin d'être exhaustive cette analyse permet d'introduire les principes de base et d'aborder les enjeux actuels de cette thématique mise actuellement en avant dans l'Education nationale. Ceci est perceptible à la lecture d'un certain nombre de documents publiés par l'Institution. A titre d'exemple, dans le cadre de l'appel à projets n°2 "Services numériques innovants pour l'e-Éducation" lancé par le ministère de l'Education Nationale, deux d'entre eux ont une orientation « jeux sérieux » [3], alors perçus comme vecteurs d'innovation pédagogique.

Phat Loot and Neurotransmitters in World of Warcraft How are loot-based games like World of Warcraft, Torchlight, and Borderlands related to slot machines, chemical bliss, and evolution? Read on for the answer. During my early days with World of Warcraft (WoW) I remember tromping through Westfall killing crowds of Defias bandits when I was shocked by a loot drop: a rare pair of “blue” gloves that perfectly fit my class’s needs at the time. Other games do this, too. Which of these do you think would create a bigger dopamine neuron freakout if it dropped in front of you? To answer that question, let’s consider slot machines and a type of brain cell called “dopamine neurons.” But this is only part of what makes loot-based games work so well. This is either dopamine or a map for the optimal arrangement for dps and off-tanks in some raid encounter. But we can’t predict the inherently unpredictable. On the other hand, those blue gloves were pretty sweet on my Hunter.

Using Games in the Classroom This article is taken from the introduction to "Geometry Games", a photocopiable resource published by The Association of Teachers of Mathematics . When I first started to work on the use of games in the classroom, I was amazed that so little justification existed for their use. The assumption seems to be that games are fun and so they are a good thing to do. Setting up games in the classroom is time consuming in terms of preparation of equipment and demanding from an organisational point of view. I observed many interesting outcomes of playing games, some of them were fairly obvious, but others only struck me as time went on. The outcomes of this work are divided into three categories; learning, ways of working and pupil experience. Learning A game will often result in the making of generalised statements Not all games have this potential, but many do. A game can allow the introduction of ideas that are difficult to develop in other ways. Ways of working Pupil experience

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