Good Learning Games

Good Video Games, Good Learning Games

Posted by Laura Gatto on

Written by James Paul Gee (2007), this article explores 16 learning principles that are incorporated in good learning games. The author argues educators could make use of these principles to make lear...
Moby the robot learning in a library in front of books

Game-Based Learning Research

Posted by Laura Gatto on

We are committed to learning more about the world of educational gaming.  Here are some of our favorite game-based learning resources from our GameUp partners, thought leaders and organizations we adm...

Chef Solus’ Build-a-Meal Game is Now on GameUp

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We’re excited to introduce Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal game, created by Nourish Interactive. We invited Maggie LaBarbera, RN MBA and President of Nourish Interactive to share a bit of background on our n...
digital storytelling

Visualization, Connections, and Higher Order Thinking – a Guest Blog Post by Laura Gatto

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“If you understand something in only one way, then you don't really understand it at all. The secret of what anything means to us depends on how we've connected it to all other things we know.” – AI r...
learning games lab

New games from Learning Games Lab now on GameUp

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We're thrilled to welcome our newest partner to GameUp, New Mexico State University's Learning Games Lab. We have two fantastic free games from NMSU's Math Snacks to help you teach and reinforce math ...
Teaching With Games

Teaching with Games – GLPC Case Study: Joel

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The Joan Ganz Cooney Center released new research from the Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative about teaching with games. They conducted a series of case studies and a national survey, Te...
The Labyrinth Challenge

Enter the Labyrinth Challenge!

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If you joined us for either of our recent Play Seriously: The MIT Education Arcade webinars, you already know a bit about The Labyrinth Challenge. For those of you who may have missed the webinars or ...

See iCivics in Action

Posted by SM Bruner on

If you've heard about BrainPOP's collection of free online games but haven't had a chance to check it out, here's an easy way to see what GameUp has to offer! In this screencast, we take you on a brie...