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This is our first episode about LARP.  Learn about Live Action Role Play and how it can encourage student engagement, inspiration, creativity, and push them to want to learn more in the classroom.

 

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Welcome to a brief introduction to the amazingness that is Minecraft.  A great game for engaging students, internal motivation, and engineering.  

 

Links:

10 Awesome Redstone creations- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Roqp2jciCb0&t=212s

Redstone Tutorial-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrbnQVKP9oc

Top 10 Minecraft Creations-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUJ8UmtaUOc

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In this episode learn about quick and easy games to implement in the classroom.  These are 10 games that Melissa presented on and they are amazing and super easy to add to any classroom.  Learn about everything from word games to storytelling, to mystery boxes.  So many great ideas to start the new school year with games ready to use.

 

If you'd like to see Melissa's Slideshow feel free to see all the games we are talking about here:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1a7MpAFhwHX0K5Up0vTsa-dU7ZqFLCEjRzOa_ZivcNwU/edit?usp=sharing

 

 

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This episode is ways to transform your classroom into a game.  I hope you enjoy transforming your room.  Please let me know if you do.

 

Links Talked About:

 

Ryan O' Donnel:  http://creativeedtech.com/

Project Based Learning:  http://www.bie.org/

Gamification with Melissa Pilakowski:  https://technologypursuit.edublogs.org/author/mpilakowski/

Jon Corippo Writing:  https://sites.google.com/site/mistercorippo/

Extra Credits Fail Faster:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDjrOaoHz9s

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This is the first episode of our podcast about games and education.  It's a quick episode that talks about the importance of Mindset and Drive, and how they relate to games in education.  If you'd like to know more please visit my website https://sites.google.com/view/iie/home for a list of games, and links to my blog and Google+ group.

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