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Leaning Through Games - Games based Learning Conference 2010 (#GBL10)

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Ollie Bray's Keynote presentation a the Games Based Learning Conference 2010.

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Leaning Through Games - Games based Learning Conference 2010 (#GBL10)

  1. 1. Learning with<br />Games<br />Ollie Bray<br />30th March 2010<br />www.ltscotland.org.uk<br />
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  4. 4. twitter.com/consolarium<br />
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  6. 6. ltscotland.org.uk/consolarium<br />
  7. 7. Change?<br />
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  9. 9. Credit: Bill Boyd<br />
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  12. 12. 29thMarch 2010<br />30thMarch 2010<br />
  13. 13. 1.<br />why<br />games?<br />
  14. 14. “Good teachers use<br />good tools”<br />Derek Robertson<br />ltscotland.org.uk/consolarium<br />
  15. 15. learning through play…<br />
  16. 16. Credit: http://bit.ly/cqGXk8<br />
  17. 17. New Technology?<br />
  18. 18. Appropriate<br />Accessible<br />Affordable<br />
  19. 19. competitive…<br />
  20. 20. competitive…<br />…but, non-threatening<br />
  21. 21. 3 - 18<br />nursery<br />- primary<br />positive destinations<br />3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18<br />positive destinations<br />Primary - secondary<br />
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  23. 23. 2.<br />contextual<br />hubs<br />
  24. 24. the star trek principle?<br />
  25. 25. How do we get people to look<br />at things differently?<br />
  26. 26. “If you want to engage the learners then you need to engage the teachers first”<br />James Huggins, <br />Managing Director, Made in Me<br />madeinme.co.uk<br />
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  28. 28. worldwidetelescope.org<br />
  29. 29. worldwidetelescope.org<br />
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  36. 36. 3.<br />Common<br />language<br />
  37. 37. Gavinburn Primary<br />School<br />1pm<br />6, 538 km<br />6am<br />Friday 29th January<br />2010<br />Dorothy Dalgliesh<br />School<br />
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  39. 39. 4.<br />Learning <br />from games<br />
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  43. 43. “The majority of them really liked it so I said I would install it on their machines. A few replied I didn’t need to do that, ‘because I’m going to download it myself at home tonight’. High praise indeed”.<br />Alan Hamilton<br />Stirling High School - learnerham.org.uk<br />
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  57. 57. twitter.com/ukwarcabinet<br />
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  59. 59. 5.<br />Creating<br />content<br />
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  61. 61. immersive<br />
  62. 62. Instant feedback<br />
  63. 63. complex tasks<br />
  64. 64. literacy<br />
  65. 65. rules and building blocks<br />
  66. 66. change variables - science<br />
  67. 67. re-creation<br />
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  71. 71. 6.<br />Teaching<br />about games<br />
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  74. 74. tngames.com<br />
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  76. 76. xbox.com/projectnatal<br />
  77. 77. boundaries<br />
  78. 78. boundaries<br />blurred<br />
  79. 79. 7.<br />Future<br />
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  82. 82. ardrone.parrot.com<br />
  83. 83. brightsandstripes.com<br />
  84. 84. 8.<br />Barriers<br />Credit: http://bit.ly/bDPhyX <br />
  85. 85. culture<br />
  86. 86. 5, 3, 1, 9, 0, 0, 9<br />“Children will<br />misuse the <br />technology”<br />
  87. 87. always<br />“Children will<br />misuse the <br />technology”<br />
  88. 88. platform / network limitations<br />
  89. 89. training<br />
  90. 90. profesional development<br />
  91. 91. motivation<br />Gulucan village in West China<br />
  92. 92. motivation<br />Gulucan village in West China<br />
  93. 93. motivation<br />Gulucan village in West China<br />
  94. 94. Have we reached the<br />tipping point?<br />
  95. 95. “It is only by watering ideas do we find out if it is a weed or a flower”<br />Siobhan Reddy,<br />Executive Producer - Little Big Planet.<br />
  96. 96. o.bray@ltscotland.org.uk<br />www.olliebray.com<br />@olliebray<br />
  97. 97. Learning with Games 2/2<br />Dawn Hallybone & Nick Hughes – Oakdale Junior School & Nightingale Primary School<br />Julian Barrell – Simply Efficient Software<br />Break<br />Jo Armitage – London Borough of Hounslow<br />Brian McLaren – LTScotland<br />Brian Clark - LTScotland<br />

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