Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Game-Based Learning

Get tips, techniques, and tools that apply the principles of game design to the learning process -- a dynamic way to engage learners and help educators assess learning.

Strategies to Level Up Learning

The platform model of game-based learning resources can help non-gaming teachers vet appropriate classroom games, provide student performance analytics, and include lesson plan ideas.

A Guide to Game-Based Learning

A quick look at game modalities can help you approach game-based learning via single- or multiplayer, one-time or persistent, game or simulation . . .

Using Gaming Principles to Engage Students

Improve your grasp of instructional design by looking at five game design dynamics and applying them to how you build curriculum and run your class.

Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

Edutopia's Made With Play series takes a look at game-like learning principles in action and commercial games in real classrooms -- and offers tips and tools for bringing them into your own practice.

Game-Based Learning: Resource Roundup

Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and resources on using video games, simulations, and gaming concepts in the classroom.

Discuss

It's Time to Make Learning Fun Again . . . Even for Adults

Last comment 2 weeks 2 days ago
19 589 11,604 views

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

Last comment 16 hours 38 min ago
22 4,003 132,064 views

Incentivizing Your Class: The Engagement-Based Classroom Management Model

Last comment 1 week 3 days ago
2 675 30,940 views

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 09:51
22 4,003 132,064 views

How to Celebrate Pi Day in Your Classroom

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:00
3 198 1,930 views

Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:02
6 3,337 1,300 views

Resources

Game-Based Learning Pinterest Board

Visit a curated collection of resources for game-based learning on Edutopia's pinboard on Pinterest, including tips, guides, blog posts, articles, infographics, and more.

1 13 views

Browse

blog

How to Celebrate Pi Day in Your Classroom

Just in time for Pi Day, here's a resource for games, videos, and information to help your students have fun with this amazing mathematical concept.

3 198 1,930 views
article

Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

The fourth annual Digital Learning Day will be on March 13, 2015. We’ve compiled some useful resources to help you celebrate the day with your class and support digital learners all year long.

6 3,337 1,300 views
blog

Game Face On: Gamification for Engaging Teachers in PD

By gamifying their school's PD, two educators motivated and engaged their faculty to master the challenges of learning how to teach in a 1:1 environment.

3 458 3,081 views
blog

It's Time to Make Learning Fun Again . . . Even for Adults

Bring professional development events to life with Interactive Learning Challenges, which merge collaboration, interactivity, and problem solving in a hands-on environment for learning technology.

19 589 11,604 views
blog

Strategies to Level Up Learning

The platform model of game-based learning resources can help non-gaming teachers vet appropriate classroom games, provide student performance analytics, and include lesson plan ideas.

250 2,557 views
blog

Incentivizing Your Class: The Engagement-Based Classroom Management Model

Invite your students to participate in a behavioral model that helps them level up with their engagement and attitude -- much like a video game.

2 675 30,940 views
blog

4 Best Practices in Implementing GBL

For successful gamification, build the excitement, use the data you collect, make the game fun for all students, and never underestimate the value of play.

2 456 6,096 views

Pages

blog

10 Apps for Math Fluency

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns reviews ten apps, many available for both iOS and Android, that encourage math fluency by engaging elementary students with games to amuse as well as teach.

25 9,288 136,328 views
blog

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

Like a story, lessons deserve compelling beginnings and endings. From pop culture connections to finishing with a level-up, here are eight strategies for holding students' attention.

22 4,003 132,064 views
blog

9 Strategies for Motivating Students in Mathematics

Guest blogger Alfred Posamentier, Dean of Mercy College's School of Education, presents nine intrinsic motivation strategies for engaging students in secondary math classes.

10 928 85,403 views
blog

K-5 iPad Apps for Remembering (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 1)

An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for Remembering are covered in this first post of a six-part series. (Updated 10/2013)

6 427 74,195 views
blog

Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Blogger Andrew Miller explores ways to bring game-based learning to the classroom using Minecraft.

14 634 59,331 views
blog

48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

Ed tech coach Keith Ferrell provides a list of no less than 48 websites to keep kids and teachers happy, productive and learning all summer.

16 1,359 58,966 views
article

K-5 iPad Apps According to Bloom's Taxonomy

An elementary library media specialist reviews iPad apps as they map to an updated version of Bloom's Taxonomy in this six-part series.

3 294 38,986 views

Pages