Level Up! Games and Learning Basics for Educators
Gaming Industry Stats (ESA 2015)
Jane McGonigal’s 1st TED Talk – Gaming Can Make A Better World
James Paul Gee’s What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy
Mirosoft Hololens Video 1, Video 2, Video 3 (This is awesome!!)
Oculus Rift – (Press Conference), EVE Valkyrie (Game) Teaser
Digging into Learning with Minecraft
Minecraft Wikipedia Article
Business Insider – Richest YouTube Stars of 2014
Minecraft YouTube Views – ReelSEO
YouTuber PewDie Pie Is Making $4 Million Per Year
Article on Eric Walker’s World of Humanities
Minecraft in the Classroom (Book)
TeacherCraft: How Teachers Use Minecraft in the Classroom (Book)
Learning with MinecraftEDU
Classroom Game Master
Presentation Game Spreadsheet (File –> Make A Copy)
The Multiplayer Classroom (book)
Raph Koster’s A Theory of Fun – 10 Years Later (Presentation/PDF) – This gets pretty deep in some places, but there are some great quotes and ideas!
Classroom Systems/Tools – 3DGameLab – Game-inspired, learning management system.
(Also, ClassCraft, ClassXP)
Badging Tools – BadgeOS, Mozilla Backpack, Credly, and more.
Productivity/Apps – GooseChase, HabitRPG, ChoreWars, Zombies, Run!, ClassDojo, ARIS, Aurasma and more.
Paul Davasi (Twitter) – Interview about his The Ward game. – Game Movie.
Videos to Watch
The Ward Game
The Ward Game from Big Nurse on Vimeo.
Tom Chatfield: 7 Ways Video Games Engage the Brain