So I went off script again…Basically, my issues with Flash (mainly that it is not wonderfully secure) meant that I was somewhat limited in what I could use/do for this assignment. So what I did do was find an alternative game. An alternative gam…
This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. Late at night, disheveled and rather unshaven, I had a go at a few Dubsmashes. A fun bookend to a quality and serious course – kind of like post-karaoke fun for the selfie generation. Enjoy🙂
This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. Kahoot I’d heard of Kahoot before, but had no idea what it was. It turns out to be some sort of learning response system. At City, we use Poll Everywhere as our main audience response system, which I’m rather a fan of. This is quite different from … Continue reading “Thing 21: Online Games and Learning”
National Museum of Scotland – Morse Code This is a simple cute game that illustrates how text is translated into Morse code. It’s basic but I think gives enough information to get the point across. I did wonder how useful it would be for a younger child who had no idea how Morse code worked … Continue reading Thing 21: Online Games and Learning →
I had a go at keeping a digital creature (called GEN) alive on the NMS website http://www.nms.ac.uk/explore/?type=13119. It’s not easy! I’ve never been very good at these things. To be honest, I have a short attention span and, if they aren’t immediately easy to play, I get bored and move on quickly. This game, on […]
Games in education is nothing new, teachers have been using paper, card, glue etc and creating many games, but what I liked about both Kahoot and National Museum of Scotland Games (Wind Farm) I played today was how many quick and easy platforms are half-ready for teachers to pick, adapt and use in the classroom with […]
23 Things for Digital Knowledge is itself a fun online learning tool and this week we’re spending some time looking into the variety of game based learning tools that are being developed and made available online.