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. GBL: What Are Digital Badges, Why They Matter?

Matt Farber and Steve Isaacs with Noah Geisel  

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In this segment, we look at the emerging trend around digital badges as a form of  micro-credentialing.  

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. GBL: Differentiating and Extending Learning with Games

Matt Farber and Steve Isaacs with Barry Joseph 

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Our guest introduces us to some of the fundamentals of how games can be used to effectively engage students and drive learning.

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. GBL: Teaching with Alternative Reality

Matt Farber and Steve Isaacs with John Fallon

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ARG is an acronym for alternate reality games. Learn how teachers are using this powerful gaming model  to engage students in riveting learning experiences.

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. Five Ways You Can Use Minecraft to Teach Math

Matt Farber with Jim Pike  

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Our guest shares with us how he uses Minecraft to gamify math and how you can get started in your students. 

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. Why Engage Students with Games? Because Games Engage Students

Matt Farber with Jeff Brain 

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Learn how collaborating with game developers to design and test games is a powerful way to engage and support powerful learning experiences.   

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EDWORDS: Latest Game-Based Learning Blog Posts

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    Game-Based Learning: Lessons from Nintendo

    In the late 1980s, I remember playing the original Mario Brothers for hours on end, trying desperately to save the princess. I ducked, dodged, and j ...

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    by David Cutler @spinedu
    Wednesday, 24 February 2016
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    Let's Go to Disneyland! - A Virtual Spring Break Vacation!

    As my first grade students left for their holiday break, I told one of the children to have a wonderful vacation. He sadly looked at me and said, "I ...

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    by Cheryl Arnett @c_arnett
    Friday, 19 February 2016
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    Sleuths In My Class

      Most, if not all, of the material I use in my classes is decided upon after the first three or four lessons. It's very important to me to know ...

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    by Christina Chorianopoulou @kryftina
    Saturday, 09 January 2016
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    Why You Should Let Your Kids Play Video Games

    Most people are surprised to find out that I am a huge video-game nerd. I wow them with my extensive knowledge and collection of video games and I a ...

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    by Megan Roberts | @TechieEducation
    Saturday, 19 December 2015
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