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Free Resource: Game Based Civics Learning

 
 
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Free Resource: Game Based Civics Learning
by Stan Freeda - Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 7:25 AM
 
Use Game Based Learning to Teach Civics
Andrew Miller from Edutopia

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Game-Based Learning (GBL) is another great pedagogical model for engaging students, and the term is more expansive and complex than you might think. It can range from pencil and paper games to massive online games like World of Warcraft to everything in between. Overall, it's about balancing gameplay with the learning of important content. The focus is on retaining the information learned, and applying it. This application can take place within the game itself or outside of it.

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http://www.edutopia.org/blog/game-based-learning-civics-andrew-miller