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Game-based Learning and Minecraft - Mary Kay Polly

Page history last edited by Mary Kay Polly 7 years ago

 

Below you will find some information on Game-based learning and Minecraft. 

 

 

MinecraftPE 

 

 

http://goo.gl/IsYTxQ

 

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MinecraftEDU 

 

 

Minecraft in Education, by Colin Gallagher

  • Available on Amazon  click here.
  • Or check it out online here.
  • A step-by-step guide to using the sandbox game, Minecraft, in Primary school classrooms with examples from teaches who have successfully used it as a learning tool. 

 

 

Check out Colin Gallagher's Minechat YouTube Channel.

 

And his Google+ Community.

 

 

 

MinecraftEDU website: http://minecraftedu.com/  

  • CREATE, CONNECT, COLLABORATE

  • Watch the video on the home page showing how MinecraftEDU can be used to teach Digital Citizenship in an authentic way.

 
 
   

 

 

 

 

Resources for using Minecraft in Education 

https://sites.google.com/site/kidsnetsoftminecraft/resources

 

Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom - Edutopia

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/minecraft-in-classroom-andrew-miller

 

MinecraftEDU Wiki - "...the Encyclopedia of all things related to the teaching of Minecraft in the classroom."

http://services.minecraftedu.com/wiki/Main_Page

 


Blogs which focus on Game-based Learning

 

http://www.edutopia.org/blogs/beat/game-based-learning

A Guide to Game-Based Learning: Get tips, techniques, and tools that apply the principles of game design to the learning process -- a dynamic way to engage learners and help educators assess learning. Share 360 Share 360 Epic Fail or Win? Gamifying Learning in My Classroom A teacher shares how she gamified the classroom learning (including turning assignments into quests, and encouraging students to mod them), along with what worked and what didn't. 

 

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/gamification-engaging-students-with-narrative-alice-keeler

Gamification:Engaging Students With Narrative , April 22, 2015, Alice Keeler Educational Technology Specialist follow: http://twitter.com/alicekeeler Related Tags: Game-Based Learning , Creativity , Lesson Plans , Student Engagement , Teaching Strategies. When looking at how engaged students are in playing games, it makes sense to capture some of the ideas that game designers use to engage the player. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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