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Angry birds in education

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The benefit of Using Angry Birds in Education?

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Angry birds in education

  1. 1. Mobile Video Games as Educational ToolsA very brief look at how Angry Birds can be used in education Edward Joe EDIM 510 Web 2.0
  2. 2. Good Learning Programs• Easy to pick up and explore• Multiple paths to success• Opportunity and incentive to build proficiency http://www.flickr.com/photos/naokomc/6222765713/• Learning is paced, and builds upon itself
  3. 3. Only Good if...• Designed appropriately• Used correctly within the curriculum• Promote re- http://www.flickr.com/photos/timmargh/4532607526 / cursive learning
  4. 4. Angry Birds Promotes Physics and Reasoning• Gravity, momentum, and trajectory• Different physical surface destructibility• Chain reactions• Real-world physics concepts through http://www.flickr.com/photos/randomcuriosity/5001390988/ hands-on, trial-and- error puzzle-solving
  5. 5. Adding ValueStudents can:• Explain the game.. in writing• Describe their strategy• Discuss with others most effective strategy• After one level, explain why they did what they did http://blog.asha.org/2011/07/28/barbara-fernandes-angry- birds/
  6. 6. Other Online Presentations on Education and Video Games• Keynote presentation with good examples. http://www.slideshare.net/mobile/paulpivec/play-to-learn-keynote-by-• 55 slide presentation on the pedagogy of using video games. http://www.slideshare.net/s_milly/using-video-games-for-educational- http://www.flickr.com/photos/timmargh/4531974897 /
  7. 7. Sources• Angry birds image. http://www.flickr.com/photos/randomcuriosity/5001390988/• Angry birds title screen image. http://www.flickr.com/photos/naokomc/6222765713/• http://www.commonsensemedia.org/mobile-app-reviews/angr• http://edugamesresearch.com/blog/2011/10/08/what-can- angry-birds-teach-us-about-…-at-the-forefront-of-angry- birds-research/• http://misadventuresinlearning.blogspot.com/2011/01/what-ca• Angry bird episode screen. http://www.flickr.com/photos/timmargh/4532607526/

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