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Presentation slides from ISTE Keynote (the program) presentation for Making Learning Fun.

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Iste 2013 making learning fun

  1. 1. MAKING LEARNING FUN:GAMIFY A CLASS PROJECT ORCURRICULUMJennifer Kraft - @teachrtechrJune 25, 2013Tuesday, June 25, 13
  2. 2. AGENDAWhat is gamificationWhat does gamification look like in my classroomExamples of gamification in other classroomsThe process -Your quest!!!Tuesday, June 25, 13
  3. 3. GAMIFICATIONIN GENERALThe use of thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context in order to engage users and solveproblems. - WikipediaThe infusion of game design techniques, gamemechanics, and/or game style into anything.The use of game design techniques and gamemechanics to solve porblems and engage audiences. -gamification.org/wiki/Gamification_DefinitionTuesday, June 25, 13
  4. 4. WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE INMY CLASSROOMKey WarriorsHero SeekersTuesday, June 25, 13
  5. 5. OTHER CLASSROOMEXAMPLESThe World as We Know ItWizards RealmZombie InvasionArea 91City of AnteedumThe Land of ConflictusHunger Games TrainingSuspension of DisbeliefThe Land of EnrichmentEnglish with Mrs. BarnettClockwiseTuesday, June 25, 13
  6. 6. QUEST 1INTRO TOYOUTOPIAActivity 1Create an account at youtopia.comActivity 2Join the group “ISTE 2013 Making Learning Fun”Activity 3Add your account informationTuesday, June 25, 13
  7. 7. QUEST 2INTRO TO EDMODOActivity 1Create/Sign in to edmodoActivity 2Join our group - lahzkwActivity 3Send our group a message telling us where youteach, what grade(s)/supper you teach, what youwant to gamify, and why do you want to gamifyTuesday, June 25, 13
  8. 8. QUEST 3CREATING QUESTSActivity 1Create an outline of your curriculum (it could be aunit, a grade level, your whole thing.Activity 2Using your outline, create quests that arecomposed of activities under a similar topic.Tuesday, June 25, 13
  9. 9. QUEST 4POINTS, XP, RANKSActivity 1Decide on the number of max points you want toaward for each activity.Tuesday, June 25, 13
  10. 10. QUEST 4CONTINUEDActivity 2Add up how many points each quest is worth andthen tally up how much all of the quests are worth.Decide how many ranks you want the students to gothrough and divide your total of points by thatnumber.This will tell you how many points each rankis worth.You could also have ranks based on activitiescompleted. In that case, you will need to list whatactivities need to be completed to achieve a rank.Tuesday, June 25, 13
  11. 11. QUEST 4CONTINUEDActivity 3Look at your ranking structure. Decide wherestudents who go above and beyond can gain extraexperience points or achieve higher ranks forcompleting something other students don’t chooseto do.Tuesday, June 25, 13
  12. 12. QUEST 5MOTIVATIONActivity 1To Badge or Not to Badgeconversation in edmodoActivity 2Badges, Perks, RewardsTuesday, June 25, 13
  13. 13. QUEST 5CONTINUEDActivity 3Element of SurpriseCan be badges, mini-games, stickers, whateverTuesday, June 25, 13
  14. 14. QUEST 6STORYLINE AND CHARACTERSActivity 1Develop a backstoryRichEngagingBelievableTuesday, June 25, 13
  15. 15. QUEST 6CONTINUEDAvatarsTeacher Created or Student CreatedWhere to createWhere to shareTuesday, June 25, 13
  16. 16. RESOURCESEducation Gamification group on edmodoSupporting Research ListJane McGonigal’s Book - Reality is BrokenKarl Kapp’s Book - The Gamification of Learning andInstruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies forTraining and EducationTuesday, June 25, 13
  17. 17. PREPARE TO GAMIFYQuestions for the good of the groupTuesday, June 25, 13
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  19. 19. ONYOUR MARK...Tuesday, June 25, 13
  20. 20. ONYOUR MARK...GET SET...Tuesday, June 25, 13
  21. 21. ONYOUR MARK...GET SET...Tuesday, June 25, 13
  22. 22. WRAP-UPQuestionsConcernsWhat did you learn?Anything to share?Tuesday, June 25, 13

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