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What Gaming Has Taught Me - Reading
What Gaming Has Taught Me - Reading
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by Faitak 3 years ago
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Gaming is a powerful tool for many things. In this video I talk about how Gaming helped me learn to read and to love reading.
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Propaganda Games: Sesame Credit - The True Danger of Gamification - Extra Credits
Propaganda Games: Sesame Credit - The True Danger of Gamification - Extra Credits
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by Faitak 3 years ago
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Get your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Subscribe for new episodes every Wednesday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP ---- (Episode details below...) Watch more episodes from thi...
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First Time - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
First Time - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
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by Faitak 4 years ago
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First Time is a series in which I take someone into a game they have not played or they take me into one I have not played. We play then discus the game as we see their reactions to it as well as where they draw their knowledge on the game form.
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Education: An End to Fear - Why Students Hate Homework - Extra Credits
Education: An End to Fear - Why Students Hate Homework - Extra Credits
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by Faitak 5 years ago
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Traditional education focuses on assessment, giving students one chance to get their homework right. Games can provide immediate feedback and teach core prob...
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Extra Credits: Games in Education
Extra Credits: Games in Education
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by Faitak 5 years ago
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This week, we discuss some of the difficulties of integrating games into our education system. Come discuss this topic in the forums! http://extra-credits.ne...
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Extra Credits: Not a Babysitter
Extra Credits: Not a Babysitter
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by Faitak 5 years ago
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This week, we talk about how games can be a shared experience between kids and their parents. Come discuss this topic in the forums! http://extra-credits.net...
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Can Online Gaming be Educational? Lewis Tachau at TEDxStudioCityED
Can Online Gaming be Educational? Lewis Tachau at TEDxStudioCityED
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by Sykusi 6 years ago
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Lewis Tachau is a 13 year old middle school student and avid online gamer. Lewis enjoys online gaming. In this talk, he explores the educational, social, and...
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Is Minecraft the Ultimate Educational Tool? | Idea Channel | PBS
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by Faitak 6 years ago
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If you've watched past episodes of Idea Channel, you know we're huge fans of Minecraft. This totally amazing video game allows you to build your own world fr...
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Badges for Lifelong Learning: An Open Conversation
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by Patric 6 years ago
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Extra Credits: Gamifying Education
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by Faitak 6 years ago
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This week, we offer some general examples for ways to improve education using game design techniques. Also, here's that link I promised: http://www.deathball...
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"Intuition suggests that gamification may be able to motivate students to learn better and to care more about school. Making the case for gamification, however, requires more than intuition. We must clearly define what is meant by gamification, evaluate it for its benefits and drawbacks, explore current implementations and future possibilities, and better understand the theoretical rationale behind gamification. This will allow us to create effective interventions rather than guessing in the dark."

Gamification in Education: What, How, Why Bother?
Joey J. Lee, Teachers College Columbia University, NY
Jessica Hammer, Teachers College Columbia University, NY

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