Tag Archives: Playful Learning

EdGamer 109: What is the Future of Games and Learning?

This week on EdGamer 109 we have two guests, Heather Robertson and Wade Berger. Heather is a recent guest and Wade is a first timer to EdGamer from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and GLS. Our topic is the direction and future of Games and Learning. Our discussion includes mobile platforms, investment, creation, and tools to help teachers implement games in their classroom.… Read the rest

EdGamer 107: Games and Learning with Heather Robertson

This week on EdGamer 107 we chat with F.O.E (Friend Of EdGamer) Heather Robertson about her latest projects involving the integration of technology in bilingual language classes. Heather also shares with us some of her favorite games as well as some great insight into the future of education. Don’t miss this episode! Tune-in and level-up!

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EdGamer 106: Death in Sakkara Is Alive!

This week on EdGamer 106 we take off the training wheels and use Google Hangouts On Air without any assistance. Scary…but not as scary as the return of Death in Sakkara. This is the great 1920’s Egyptian murder mystery game created by Preloaded.  This was one of Zack’s favorite classroom games that was removed by the BBC because of website upgrades.  … Read the rest

EdGamer 105: Fight Club for Veterans

This week on EdGamer Episode 105 we dig back into the violence in video games debate. Can violent video games be a therapeutic release for some children? We take a look at a parallel endeavor by some military veterans using MMA (mixed martial arts) to release tension. Plus, we have the latest news on the Civilization series and some other great tidbits along the way.… Read the rest

EdGamer 103: GLS 2013 Recap

We’re back from the Games & Learning Society Conference and we have a ton to share! In EdGamer 103 we take you through all the highlights of the conference from great sessions to keynote addresses. We take this chance to look back at the great time we spent with old friends and look forward to the great conversations we are going to have with new friends.… Read the rest