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Keywords: gaming, education
I have a dream list of resources to improve my classroom. On that list are games. I already use some games in my classroom; the board game RoboRally is an excellent tool in my computer science class, and games of chance (physical or virtual) go hand in hand with statistics. But I envision students utilizing Minecraft and LittleBigPlanet in my classes. It hasn’t happened in my classroom yet, but...
Keywords: gaming, education
Video Games?  Really?  For Educational Use?   ABSOLUTELY! I've been implementing video games in my 7th grade science classrooms for the past 7 years.  I have loved the impact these games have on my students.  I am able to manipulate planets, raise many generations of plants and alter them genetically, and still have time to get kids into spacecrafts and manipulate their way through cells. Video...