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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:

Project Based Learning:

Gamification with Melissa Pilakowski:

Jon Corippo Writing:

Extra Credits Fail Faster:


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Welcome to the inaugural episode of Games and Education.  In this first episode, I speak with Ben Robbins the creator of Microscope.  Microscope is the Timeline and Role Playing Game that I have used many times in both History and Language Arts classes.  It's a fascinating dive into how the game works, how teachers can improve its implementations in the classroom.  I don't want to ruin it but it's amazing what we can learn by letting students listen to each other more while others are speaking. 

If you'd like to know more please visit my website for a list of games, and links to my blog and Google+ group.


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