DigiToolkit: Why we love Candy Crush, Angry Birds & Minecraft Lessons about Gaming & Education
Here is a great video/lesson on the educational power of digital games and how using the principles of good game design teachers can improve their instruction.
The introduction is kind of slow – she starts with a survey – but, be patient (or skip ahead 1 to 2 minutes) and your will learn about the power of games for learning.
- From Angry Birds to Minecraft – What games teach us about learning – an #iste13 session (murcha.wordpress.com)
- Five Reasons Why You Should Play Minecraft with Your Child (closefamilies.wordpress.com)
Posted on July 18, 2013, in games in school, Research on Games, Uncategorized and tagged Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Catherine Dutton, Educational games, flow, Game design, Games and Learning, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Minecraft, scaffolding with games, Video game, vygotsky, World of Warcraft. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.