by Ed Latham and Olga LaPlante
Serious Games for Social 
Change
What are the burning
issues in your community
(as discussed at home, in
newspapers, etc.)? Create
a list
Can we classify t...
ENGAGE
Think of games you enjoyed
as a child or still do. Why
do/did you enjoy them?
What attracts us?
How can it be put
t...
EXPLORE
Play at least 3
different games
from the list.
What are the issues presented?
What have your learned? What is
miss...
EXPLAIN, EVALUATE
Games are very structured.
What are the rules in a game? What is
the outcome? What makes the game
engagi...
ELABORATE
Design a game, adapt an
existing game, create a
lesson activity that uses
similar methods
Evaluate and select a
...
Logical
Naturalist
Spatial
Kinesthetic
Auditory
Interpersonal
InterPersonal
Auditory/Musical
Auditory
LinGuistic
Linguisti...
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Addressing the needs of exceptional students final project

  1. 1. by Ed Latham and Olga LaPlante Serious Games for Social  Change
  2. 2. What are the burning issues in your community (as discussed at home, in newspapers, etc.)? Create a list Can we classify them? Are there common themes among your communities? ENGAGE
  3. 3. ENGAGE Think of games you enjoyed as a child or still do. Why do/did you enjoy them? What attracts us? How can it be put to use in education?
  4. 4. EXPLORE Play at least 3 different games from the list. What are the issues presented? What have your learned? What is missing? How do you think this can be used in the classroom?
  5. 5. EXPLAIN, EVALUATE Games are very structured. What are the rules in a game? What is the outcome? What makes the game engaging? How can you make sure players are learning? How can games be rewarding? What are their scoring systems? How do they help create a community in your classroom? How can we leverage games for good?See the demos of creative uses of video games. Video “Layer of Games”
  6. 6. ELABORATE Design a game, adapt an existing game, create a lesson activity that uses similar methods Evaluate and select a game that you can use in the classroom; create your own game using the available programming software
  7. 7. Logical Naturalist Spatial Kinesthetic Auditory Interpersonal InterPersonal Auditory/Musical Auditory LinGuistic Linguistic Linguistic Linguistic Auditory Logical Interpersonal IntrapErsonal Kinesthetic BodilY Logical Linguistic Linguistic Logical Linguistic

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