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  • In my opinion, everything thing in this course distills down to one thing: <br />
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  • Create unique content <br /> Solve genuine and useful problems <br /> Learn to communication socially and productively <br /> Work together to find strengths and talents <br /> <br /> How DO we spend our time? <br />
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Final session Final session Presentation Transcript

  • LTMS 603 – Games and Simulations October 23rd, Presentation Day
  • Schedule for the Day 8:00-8:30 Welcome Back Words from Andy Petroski, LTMS Program Coordinator 8:30-9:30 Course Summary 9:30-11:00 First 3 Presentations 11:00-12:00 Textbook Summary
  • Schedule for the Day 12:00-12:30 Lunch 12:30-1:30 Evaluating Games from a teacher perspective 1:30-2:10 Final 2 Presentations 2:10-3:00 Conclusions Paperwork Giveaways
  • Welcome Back!
  • Welcome Back!
  • Why Games and Simulations in the classroom?
  • Why Games and Simulations in the classroom? MOTIVATION
  • Motivation
  • Motivation
  • Motivation
  • Motivation What drives YOU? Personally Professionally Educationally Socially
  • Motivation What drives YOU? What DOESN’T drive you? Personally Professionally Educationally Socially
  • Motivation What drives YOU? What DOESN’T drive you? Personally Professionally Educationally Socially What drives your students?
  • Do Grades Motivate?
  • Do Grades Motivate?
  • Why do kids do this?
  • Why do kids do this?
  • Why do kids do this?
  • Why do kids do this?
  • Why do kids do this?
  • Why do kids do this?
  • What Drives ALL of us? Need to be Innovative and Express Creativity
  • What Drives ALL of us? Need to be Innovative and Express Creativity Need to Problem Solve
  • What Drives ALL of us? Need to be Innovative and Express Creativity Need to Problem Solve
  • What Drives ALL of us? Need to be Innovative and Express Creativity Need to Problem Solve
  • What Drives ALL of us? Need to be Innovative and Express Creativity Need to Problem Solve
  • Gaming and Psychology How can we use Games and Simulations as teachers?
  • Gaming and Psychology How can we use Games and Simulations as teachers? Create Solve Problems Communicate Collaborate
  • Gaming and Psychology How can we use Games and Simulations as teachers? Create Lecture Solve Problems Worksheets Communicate Tests Collaborate Drill & Kill
  • My Conclusions Games are NOT an add-on Games meet inherent needs in all of us
  • My Conclusions Games are NOT an add-on Games meet inherent needs in all of us The more authentic, challenging, collaborative, fair – the better.
  • 3 Presentations Who wants to go first?
  • Textbook Thoughts?
  • My thoughts on the book
  • My thoughts on the book Brain Theory 2 – How the Brain Works 4 – What Games Teach Us 6 – Different Fun for Different Folks 8 – The Problem with People
  • My thoughts on the book Brain Theory Game Theory 2 – How the Brain Works 3 – What Games Are 4 – What Games Teach Us 5 – What Games Aren’t 6 – Different Fun for 9 – Games in Context Different Folks 10 – Ethics of Entertainment 8 – The Problem with People 11 – Where Games Should Go 12 – Taking Their Rightful Place
  • Favorite Parts
  • Favorite Parts • It was a fast read.
  • Favorite Parts • It was a fast read. • Games teach us patterns of Problem Solving
  • Favorite Parts • It was a fast read. • Games teach us patterns of Problem Solving • Good games keep us between mastery and boredom
  • Favorite Parts • It was a fast read. • Games teach us patterns of Problem Solving • Good games keep us between mastery and boredom • Games are personal and different games appeal to different learning styles
  • Favorite Parts • It was a fast read. • Games teach us patterns of Problem Solving • Good games keep us between mastery and boredom • Games are personal and different games appeal to different learning styles • “People are Lazy” quote
  • Favorite Parts • It was a fast read. • Games teach us patterns of Problem Solving • Good games keep us between mastery and boredom • Games are personal and different games appeal to different learning styles • “People are Lazy” quote • Like music and art, many games are variations on a theme
  • Frustrating Parts
  • Frustrating Parts Pictures on every other page were childish and gratuitous
  • Let’s Eat!
  • Educational Games For the following, answer the following questions: 1. Are the rules clear, logical and easy to follow? 2. Is there a Win/Lose condition? 3. Is it Age/Ability Appropriate? 4. Is the Content Appropriate? 5. Is it Fun? 1. Authentic problem solving? 2. Collaborative? 3. Creative? 4. Productive Communication
  • Games to Try Tutpup (http://www.tutpup.com/) Arcademic Skill Builders (http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/) Spelling City (http://www.spellingcity.com/) Timez Attack
  • 2 Presentations Who wants to go first?
  • More Games Celestia WolfQuest (www.wolfquest.org)
  • Wrap Up Course evaluation SWAG Thank you! Fred Griffiths