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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Video games in school : If you use Gamestar Mechanic

Video Games In School : Make your Own Game

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I have made a few posts about video games in school. Some of my favorite things that I have done with the video games in school project are my resources using Gamestar Mechanic. More recently I have taken the video game concept where my students utilized Xbox Kinect and Minecraft to Make Art

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Video Games in School : Starting off with Hopscotch

I tend to start off my video games in school project by connecting to games that most kids will understand. Hopscotch, Musical Chairs or Tic-Tac-Toe all have common ideas of winning/losing, rules and objective. This propels the students into the next stage of the project

Video Games in School : Learn, Play and Create

Are you being pressured by your Principal to utilize more projects in your classroom based around the STEMS standards? Are your students bored with projects and you have no way to connect with them? Does it seem that they only want to talk about how far they made it on the Zombie level of Call of Duty, and not how important your instruction will mean to their future? Well then, look no further because now you will have the opportunity to teach to your students’ strengths and interests as they create video games in school utilizing the free web site – Gamestar Mechanic……..

The students have to play video games in school prior to creating their own game. The concept is all about going through a quest to play games and earn objects that they will utilize when they create their own video games.

Video Games in School : Publish Games for Free

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Video games in school : If you use Gamestar Mechanic