Tag: Games Based Learning

Microsoft Next Level Learning workshops – November 2015

This week we’re starting to pack our bags, as the team head out to Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia for the free Microsoft Next Level Learning workshops for teachers and school IT managers. There’s a Teacher Track with themes around engaging students, gamification of learning, collaboration and learning analytics, plus a parallel IT Track that... Read more

Minecraft vs Project Spark vs Kodu Game Lab

Guest post by Matthew Jorgensen  Game based learning has been a part of any good teacher’s arsenal since the dawn of time and, via digital devices, is permeating the classrooms of the world, engaging students to learn through, by and with play. Sit any child in front of a computer and they will no doubt rather play games rather than type up their information report.... Read more

Project Spark out of Beta and bringing games based learning into your classroom

  Want to create games in your classroom? No idea where to start? Want to use a cool interface that is guaranteed to engage students aged 10 and up? Project Spark is going to change your world.   What is Project Spark? In short, Project Spark is ‘the older brother of Kodu’ a games creation platform that supports student understanding of coding, games... Read more