Christopher Allen DuBois

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What if we prescribed video games, and not Ritalin, to treat ADHD?

One in five high school boys is diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactive disorder. Here’s how gaming may change that.<p><b>By Greg Toppo</b><p><b>The following</b> …

Gamification in Education: 4 Ways To Bring Games To Your Classroom

What is gamification?<p><b>Gamification</b> is the use of game design and mechanics to enhance non-game contexts by increasing participation, engagement, …

Gamification – First Things First

<b>Gamification In eLearning</b><p>Gamification by definition is a concept of using artifacts and ideas known from games to stimulate desired behaviours. Check …

STEM Curriculum Turned Into An Addictive Game

With Simple Machines, six interactive worlds illustrate the foundational principles of physics.<p>Levers, pulleys, and wheels–they’re tools that outline some of the most foundational principles in physics. But foundational principles are boring. What’s fun is using a lever to catapult a boulder at a …

Can a Child’s Creativity and Persistence be Assessed by a Game?

Screenshot from Physics Playground, a game where middle school students draw agents of motion that will cause the green ball to hit the red balloon. …

How Digital Games Help Teachers Make Connections to Lessons and Students

Brad Flickinger/FlickrIt’s not unusual for educators to use analog games in the classroom, but as more classrooms gain access to technology, digital …

Positive Effects of Mobile Gaming in the Classroom

When it comes to improving learning outcomes in classrooms, teachers will go to great lengths and explore all possible avenues. So it should come as …

Gamification And Game Based Learning: Yes, They Are Different!

<b>Know The Difference Between Gamification And Game Based Learning To Reap The Benefits Of Both</b><p>With evolution of technology, there is continuous …

Gaming as the Future of Learning: The Truly Epic Win [Part 1]

What if the future of learning is <i>not</i> measuring student achievement in high stakes standardized testing? What if, instead, the future of learning is …