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UPDATED -- PLEASE READ REPLY IF YOU'VE TAKEN THE SURVEY-- Research Assistance!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erica Holan Jul 28, 2012. 1 Reply

Greetings!I'm currently a PhD in Education student at Rutgers University, studying teachers who play video games themselves, use video games in their classrooms, and/or have gamified their classrooms…Continue

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Video Games in the Classroom

Started this discussion. Last reply by Priscilla Grim Jul 1, 2013. 16 Replies

Hi, All!Quick question: Does anyone here use video games in their classroom? If you do, what games do you use and in what ways do you use them? Short responses are perfectly acceptable!Thanks and…Continue

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Muneeza Akhtar liked Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
Jul 1, 2013
Priscilla Grim replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"I love using the games at http://powermylearning.org to support my students. "
Jul 1, 2013
Gina Allen replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"Type into google - random activity generator.   I've used this to great effect.   It get's students to research a topic and then report/"perform" their finding as a rap or love letter, or train station announcement,…"
Jan 17, 2013
Roland Baggott replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"Hi Erica, I have seen an excellent outcome lesson when the students made a game themselves to play in class against each other. Working in pairs (to hel develop collaboration skills) students had to prepare 6 multichoice answer questions (4 possible…"
Jan 16, 2013
David Antrobus replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"wii games are the best there interactive and get the children involved... very good for getting kids into school first thing will boost your attendance"
Jan 16, 2013
Grace Gorman replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"There is a game called Refraction  to help kids understand the concept of fractions and play with equivalent fractions by dividing laser beams to meet the specification on the screen to power little rocket ships.  I got hooked on it…"
Jan 16, 2013
Erica Holan replied to Erica Holan's discussion Research Assistance!
"Attention!   Everyone who previously completed this survey but chose not to provide information for interview purposes (Question #41):  I have recently received approval from the IRB at Rutgers University to allow the…"
Jul 28, 2012
Erica Holan posted a discussion

Research Assistance!

Greetings!I'm currently a PhD in Education student at Rutgers University, studying teachers who play video games themselves, use video games in their classrooms, and/or have gamified their classrooms in any way, shape or form.  While I'm particularly looking at those who teach at the K-12 level, I'd appreciate responses from university instructors as well!   Please click HERE to complete a brief survey in…See More
Jul 12, 2012
Erica Holan replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"Cool!  Thanks for responding, Stacey! "
Mar 12, 2012
Erica Holan replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"It definitely helps, Wesley - thanks!"
Mar 12, 2012
Erica Holan replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"Thanks so much for your response, John!"
Mar 12, 2012
Stacey Bell replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"The only video game I have used is Just Dance in my PE class.  It depends on the size of the class but if you have a projector screen it is pretty easy to use.  They don't need the controller to follow along.  You can play too,…"
Mar 12, 2012
Wesley Emlet replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"I've never used video games but have an iPad that I use where many of the apps that my students use are educational with a "gaming feel."  I also use a lot of interactive online games like "Arcademic Skill Builders"…"
Mar 11, 2012
John Garrett replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"I use games as an instruction. I have my 6th graders play games to practice their touch typing skills. Also I use games to help them practice problem solving a troubleshooting. I developed a tool/procedure called START based on the scientific method…"
Feb 28, 2012
Christopher Forster replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"Would you mind elaborating on this (which games and math concepts)? "
Feb 28, 2012
Erica Holan replied to Erica Holan's discussion Video Games in the Classroom
"Thanks for responding, Kate!  "
Feb 27, 2012

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