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What is the future of gaming in education?

What is the future of gaming in education?

07/01/2014

Topics: Gamification, Gaming, STEM & STEAM

After asking around the ISTE 2014 conference floor, I discovered some great predictions and big dreams for the future of digital gaming and virtual environments in learning.

Educators discussed the potential of wearable technology with excitement. Improved efficiency and access to…

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Student hacking: Awesome or awful? Awesome

Student hacking: Awesome or awful? Awesome

06/09/2014

Topics: Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Education leadership, Gaming, Robotics

While hackers appear frequently in the news and other media as criminals who steal vast amounts of data ranging from email passwords to Social…

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Teach kids to find the math in video games

Teach kids to find the math in video games

10/22/2013

Topics: Gaming, STEM & STEAM

Imagine: Students take turns bowling a frame on the Nintendo Wii. The teacher then asks how the score can be represented as a fraction. As a class, they discuss what each digit in the fraction represents and reach the conclusion that the numerator represents the number of pins knocked down…

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