An increasing body of research is showing that both making and playing games can be valuable educational exercises. Students love to learn, and students love to play. Putting the two together makes for an educational experience unlike any other. Combining games and learning is a way to modernize traditional teaching methodology. We help teachers get comfortable with innovative and progressive techniques that engage their students. Providing your students with the building blocks of game design will inspire learning!
“Now what we are talking about here is computer games not just as games, but as a whole new learning form or platform of learning and one that has quite literally, unlimited learning potential.” — Lord Davіd Puttnam
Understanding gaming as an educational asset is important for educators. The following articles discuss the educational values of introducing game-based learning into your classroom.
- Are Kids Who Make Their Own Video Games Better Prepared For The Digital Future
- Blooms Taxonomy and Game Design
- Game-Based Learning Matrix
- Playful Learning: Computer Games in Education
- Best Practices For Using Games & Simulations In The Classroom: Guidelines for K–12 Educators
- Scientific Habits of Mind in Virtual Worlds