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Integrate game-based learning for 21st Century skills success!

Kids today live in a digitally connected world. Prepare your students for the new global economy by leveraging the technology they love and understand best. This straightforward, easy-to-follow guide helps you build essential 21st Century skills using digital video games. Ryan Schaaf and Nicky Mohan provide a cutting-edge, research-based approach - built around time-honored instructional practices. Step-by-step strategies help you easily find, evaluate, and integrate digital games into your existing lesson plans or completely redesign your classroom.

This practical guide helps teachers use well-designed game elements to: Promote meaningful student buy-in; Create student-centered, collaborative learning spaces; Teach and assess 21st Century Fluencies aligned to Common Core State Standards; Address multiple intelligences using research-based strategies

Includes a detailed implementation outline, a ...

1: Digital Games as Learning Tools? Game on!
1: Digital games as learning tools? Game on!

A good idea is something that does not solve just one single problem, but rather can solve multiple problems at once.

Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Mario, Donkey Kong, and The Legend of Zelda

Digital Games: Going Beyond Entertainment

Have you ever watched a person play a video game? The extreme focus and intense concentration on their faces; the frantic manipulation of the game controller, keyboard, or touchscreen; the emotions and expressions apparent in the triumphant cheers or the bitter complaints. Every so often, you want to remind them that it's only a game. Have you ever played a video game and become so engrossed in the storyline and gameplay that reality seems to ...

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