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      Gamification in Education: 7 Benefits of Engaging Students Through Playful Learning

      Posted by Boxlight on Tue, Aug 15, 2023
      Because of the rapid changes in the educational landscape, teachers are continuously seeking innovative ways to capture students' attention and make learning an exciting journey. A method that's becoming popular is using games in education, known as gamification. By infusing game elements into the learning process, teachers are discovering remarkable benefits that foster engagement, critical thinking, collaboration, and more, among students.
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      Topics: Games, gamification, learning games, Game-based Learning

      Learning Through Game Creation

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Thu, Apr 9, 2020

      It seems like Day 227 of forever of home learning and you and your children are at a loss – of education-related things to do, learning anything new and exciting, and the motivation to look for fresh ideas. Unlike many families you know, you don’t have the means – or desire – to purchase the latest and greatest in gaming consoles (so no one is creating a virtual school in Minecraft). There are game apps you and your children play on their devices, but not too many support learning in your view. So now what? How about adding a twist to games you already play? Or better yet, creating an original game? Before we start sharing a few ideas, let’s review why games are valuable for learning.

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      Topics: collaborative learning, Games, Project-Based Learning, Google Classroom, learning resources, gamification, learning games


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