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Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad
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Tech Forum Atlanta 2010:Game-Based Learning With The iPod Touch and iPad

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Mobile devices are showing up in more classrooms each day. Game-based learning is also a hot topic in education. What happens if the two meet? The iPod Touch is an ideal platform for exploring …

Mobile devices are showing up in more classrooms each day. Game-based learning is also a hot topic in education. What happens if the two meet? The iPod Touch is an ideal platform for exploring games in the classroom. This presentation shares a brief rationale and a few examples of games we've used along with student work.

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  • 1. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA Game-based Learning With the iPod Touch and iPad Lucas Gillispie Instructional Technology Coordinator Pender County Schools Burgaw, NC lucas AT edurealms.com On Twitter: @PCSTech
  • 2. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA Why Games?
  • 3. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA “ ...the designers of many good games have hit on profoundly good methods of getting people to learn and to enjoy learning.” -James Paul Gee, University of Madison Wisconsin
  • 4. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA A Parallel Curriculum?
  • 5. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA The average young person will spend 10,000 hours, by the time they’re 21, playing video games. Between 5 th grade and graduation, students will spend 10,080 hours in the classroom.
  • 6. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA
    • How Do Games Teach?
    • Social Interaction (Collaborative Learning)
    • Customized Experiences (Differentiation/Learner Control)
    • Achievement (Mastery Learning)
    • Relevance (Contextual Learning)
    • Multimedia (Multiple Intelligences)
  • 7. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA The Games We Play
  • 8. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA The SIMS 3
  • 9. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA Curricular Connections: Language Arts: Reading and Writing Life Skills Digital Storytelling Literature Connections
  • 10. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA “ Connar was a young man who lived in the heart of Sim City. He lives alone, but he is happy with his life…”
  • 11. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA Combined with Strip Designer = Digital Storytelling!
  • 12. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA Civilization Revolution
  • 13. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA Curricular Connections: World History Critical Thinking - Historical Scenarios and What If? Writing Strategic Thinking
  • 14. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA “ The Greeks attack my village, my people, and my pride. My people are kidnapped. The Greeks offered to return them for gold; however, I do not have the quantity of gold they require for the safe return of my people.” “ It is amazing how reliant people are on violence...” “ For the most part, Elizabeth was a queen who wanted peace. Caesar on the other hand loved to fight and dominate.” “ Today, I established the great city of Rome. I then got a visit from Alexander the Great, and he told me of a barbarian village that was plotting to destroy my small city.” Leader’s Journal: Samples
  • 15. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA Things you hear… “ What? Gandhi’s archers just slaughtered my guys!” “ We are researching Eli Whitney in one of my other classes, and he just appeared in one of my cities!” “ Abe’s not honest. He promised me peace!” “ I’m Ghengis Khan! I’ll attack anyone I want.”
  • 16. Insight and Innovation for Technology Leaders October 15, 2010, Atlanta, GA http://ipodgamesforlearning.pbworks.com http://www.edurealms.com Lucas Gillispie On Twitter: @PCSTech

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