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Jun 13, 2017 3:38:47 AM

Beginners’ Guide: How to Assess the Learning Outcomes of Educational Games

 

Beginners’ Guide: How to Assess the Learning Outcomes of Educational Games

Using games in classroom is mostly pretty great: students are engaged, and you get to be the cool teacher who lets them play. For most teachers, however, the fun and games tend to end when it’s time to assess how and what students actually learned from the experience.

All of a sudden, you need to squeeze the enthusiastic chitter-chatter and bright-eyed discovery into a grade. How do you assess something that might be unique for each student? Something that doesn’t fit the scoring card?

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May 30, 2017 4:38:31 AM

5 Ways To Tell If An Educational Game Suits Classroom Needs

 

5 Ways To Tell If An Educational Game Suits Classroom Needs

Educational games are dime a dozen these days: with the rise of mobile games and apps, there are literally hundreds of thousands of apps that help you teach kids the alphabet, colors or more complex topics like coding or logical thinking. With all this clutter and the poor filtering options in app stores, it may feel like picking the right game comes down to tossing a coin or choosing the most pleasing icon.

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May 23, 2017 3:49:00 AM

Quiz: What Kind of A Gamer Teacher Are You?

 

Quiz: What Kind of A Gamer Teacher Are You?

Games are a great teaching tool for any classroom, but not all teachers are the same. Take our test, and see what sort of teacher your gaming habits make you!

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