Tag: games

Nov 14

Fried Friday: Gameshow Contestants ARE the “Weakest Link”

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Have you ever called on one of your students for the answer to a question only to have them blurt out something totally bizarre? Or, has it happened to you while playing Trivial Pursuits(TM) or some other game with friends? Sometimes when we’re put into the spotlight, our brains seem to freeze and we are …

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Nov 10

Gamification of Learning: Part 1

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Part 1: Background Educational games have been around forever. You have probably all played, shown a child, or at least heard of Typing Tutor or TypeBlaster, Where in the World is Carmen San Diego, and the Oregon Trail. These are all educational games that have filled a nitch for years and years and have been modified, …

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