Tag: Education

Supporting Games and Learning in the Classroom

When implemented with intentionality, games positively impact teaching and learning across ages and educational settings. According to Mindshift’s Guide to Games and Learning, the benefits of digital gaming for learners includes the development of metacognitive skills and empathy, as well as breaking down barriers between subject areas and supporting neural plasticity. Games can improve focus …

Meaningful Gamification in K-12 Learning

Gamification is everywhere. From coffee rewards to fuel points to cash payouts for weight loss, people living in today’s society could easily gamify almost every aspect of life. However, just because we have the ability to do something does not mean that we should. As game designers create new, gamified experiences, they need to keep …