Archive for the 'Mindset' Category

In this episode, I speak about how moves snowball.  A mechanic from the Apocalypse World system that can be used in any classroom.  What do you do next, the words that help students push themselves further?

Links:

Hyperdoc Handbook:https://www.amazon.com/HyperDoc-Handbook-Digital-Lesson-Design-ebook/dp/B01GSG92GM

Lisa High Fill Hyperdocs:  https://hyperdocs.co/about_us

Moves Snowball Essay:  http://www.magpiegames.com/2014/07/24/designing-moves-triggers-versus-effects/

 

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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.

 

http://thegameacademy.org/about/resources

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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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In this episode, I talk about the philosophy of not always facing every challenge head-on.  It's about the importance of both challenges and teaching students when to flee when to find alternative answers to problems.  It also describes how students can find alternative solutions to problems, and how teachers can create situations where students need to find alternative solutions to challenges.

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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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