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Get ready for Gaming in Education! This podcast, hosted by gaming Ed guru, Zack Gilbert, and featuring Gerry James, highlights the trends, the tribulations, and the best in educational gaming. EdGamer envelopes Apple Apps, Android apps, PC/ Mac games, gaming news, as well as comments on the best practices and best uses of gaming in the classroom.

EdGamer Podcast 1: The Games That We Play

  • “The Games That We Play”
    • There are many games that Gerry and I use in the classroom.  We have picked six games that we currently use and we will explain why we use them.
    • Zack’s Pick- BBC Interactive Games
      • Mummy Maker
      • Pyramid Challenge
    • Gerry’s Pick- Classic classroom games: The Great Debate
      • Involves Role Play
      • Students can be forced to see multiple perspectives on one issue
      • Includes current events
    • Zack’s Pick- Word on the Street by Out of the Box Games
      • On each turn, one team flips over a category card.
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