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Gaming Across the Curriculum

Gaming Across the Curriculum BYOL session – Finding and Evaluating Educational Games

Marjee Chmiel, National Geographic Society, @mchmiel, http://marjee.org

Trevor Owens, Center for History and New Media @tjowens, http://trevorowens.org

Game directories

http://playinghistory.org

http://playingscience.org

http://gamesforchange.org/play

http://supersmartgames.com (modified September 15, 2011)

http://pbskids.org/games

Game recommendations

Coaster Creator – http://www.jason.org/digital_library/4851.aspx

Gravitee 2 – http://www.kongregate.com/games/FunkyPear/gravitee-2

Do I Have a Right – http://www.icivics.org/games/do-i-have-right

The Jamestown Online Adventure Game – http://www.historyglobe.com/jamestown

How to use games

  • share them in a diigo group,¬†on a website or newsletter
  • “free time” activities
  • classroom activity
  • “homework”
  • your ideas (from comments)

Physics games from my diigo

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