Tag Archives: Playful Learning

EdGamer at ICE 2015

Attached below are the two presentations and the links that I will be using during the ICE (Illinois Computing Educators) Conference. This conference is being held at the Pheasant Run Resort and Conference Center in St. Charles, Illinois.

Symbaloo Links for my presentations.

Playful Learning Part 1 – The Unrealized Superpower of Games

Playful Learning Part 2 – Finding The Best Classroom Games

EdGamer 138 – GLS10: The Best Games and Learning Conference in the World

This week on EdGamer 138 we are joined by Remi Holden and Rex Beaber, Co-Chairs for Playful Learning at GLS10. They will discuss all the activities for this year’s GLS10 Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. The GLS Conference, held annually in Madison, provides a forum for games researchers, game designers, and educators from around the world to share results from research and game design efforts.… Read the rest

EdGamer 121: Playful Learning, SimCity, Mathbreakers, and Pension Theft!

The title says it all! This week on EdGamer 121 we discuss the Playful Learning Summit in Whitewater, SimCity is trying to get into the classroom,  Mathbreakers looks like a promising math game, and a little side of pension theft just for holiday spirit! Its another can’t miss episode of EdGamer. Tune-in and level-up!

Please go to the Show Notes for all of our links.… Read the rest

EdGamer 118: Playing History

This week on EdGamer 118 instead of looking at the history of gaming, we take a look at how gaming can help teach history! We give you a plethora of resources for you to use in your classroom to help kids understand the workings of our past. Tune-in and level-up!

Please go to the Show Notes for all of our links.

Here’s our Show Notes


Show Host: Zack Gilbert

Show Contributor/Producer: Gerry James

Contact us with any questions or comments- edgamer@edreach.us

EdGamer artwork by Tricia Fuglestad

EdGamer 116: ‘For Youth Inquiry’ with Jacob & Nikki

This week on EdGamer 116 we are joined by the dynamic duo behind the ‘For Youth Inquiry,’ Jacob Watson and Nikki Zaleski. They help us sort through a myriad of news about education and gaming including iOS board games, the BotLogic Kickstarter and the UWW Playful Learning Summit. The main event has us talking with Nikki and Jacob about the ‘For Youth Inquiry’ and their mission to “engage youth in safe, accessible conversations about sexual health and sexual violence through participatory theater” (and games!).… Read the rest