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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

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Intrigued by game-based learning, but not sure where to begin? Edutopia's 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. The Made With Play series is a co-production with Institute of Play; visit their website for many more resources around game-based learning for both educators and parents, including a comprehensive games and learning reading list (PDF).

These videos were made possible through generous support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Implementing Game-Like Learning Principles

Q Design Packs from Institute of Play, based on the tools and methods used by teachers, administrators, curriculum designers and game designers at Quest to Learn and CICS Chicago Quest, provide detailed infographics, worksheets, and rich media resources to support school design, curriculum design, and professional development. There are four Q Design Packs currently available for download:

Videos of Game-Based Learning in Action

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Using Commercial Games in the Classroom

Minecraft Resources on the Web
Historia Resources on the Web
LittleBigPlanet Resources on the Web
Mangahigh Resources on the Web

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Other Edutopia Resources on Game-Based Learning

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Mark Collard's picture
Mark Collard
Playful adventure educator, author, founder of playmeo.com

These resources are excellent. Groups like Institute for PLay truly contribute to the powerful development of our children, and may I say, adults too. Play is such a fundamental element of equipping young people with the essential skills to become engaged, intelligent and socially developed citizens of our communities. There should be more of it. Thanks for contributing.... Mark Collard (playmeo.com)

roverson's picture

Truly that when you incorporate quality educational game into something that would make kids fun, it will surely have better result. Now, every brain games such as puzzle and other physics games are not only for entertaining kids but also letting them learn from its educational aspects. Just like the game list at http://www.iphysicsgames.com/other my kids always enjoy the games and they learn good lessons from it.

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