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Founder at Thinking Skills Club

Totally jazzed to learn that

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Totally jazzed to learn that SimCityEdu is coming out! I'm always looking for games I can run as clubs in addition to my own.

Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing @Edutopia, edcamp organizer

Great resources Andrew. I

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Great resources Andrew. I attended a Minecraft EDU session at ISTE and was blown away by the possibilities. Make sure to check out @knowclue's blog: http://knowclue.wikispaces.com/. It has tons of resources on how to get started with Minecraft as well.

Game based learning is not

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Game based learning is not only fun but it provides opportunities for higher learning skills.
Tonya Simmons
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Wow

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Wow, it's great. There are a lot of interesting ideas and even they are free. I agree with the game-based learning. makes learning so fun and not boring.

Great job.

Ontario

It's great that so many of

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It's great that so many of the big players are starting to recognize the need for free resources. The SimCity series has always been incredibly fun, but like Minecraft it seems like the game would be daunting for a teacher new to GBL to wrap their head around the idea (your other post is a great start) and then effectively channel their student's enthusiasm with a targeted lesson plan.

Do you have any links to teachers that have created a lesson plan for SimCityEdu or Minecraft? I'd be interested to see what expectations they were able to cover.

Wowzers offers online Game-based Math curriculum for Grades 3-8

The folks at 3D Game Lab are

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The folks at 3D Game Lab are doing some pretty awesome stuff with gamification in the classroom. I'm glad you got a chance to shine some light on them.

If any readers are interested in Game-based learning for 3rd-8th grade math, be sure to check out Wowzers at www.wowzers.com.

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