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Gabe Zichermann at TEDxKids@Brussels

Gabe Zichermann gave an excellent short presentation at TEDxKids@Brussels on June 1st introducing the concept of, and his theories for some of the science behind gamification.   TEDxKids@Brussels took 48 kids, all of them born in 2000, and turned them … Continue reading

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PBS Kids – Transmedia and Gamification Enhanced Edutainment

PBS Kids The Electric Company is a TV show, an online destination and a community outreach experience that offers 6-9 year old children a hip portal into the world of literacy. Each episode ends  with a call-out for the website … Continue reading

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Gamified Independent Learning

Audrey Watters takes a look at the effect of gamification on independent learning for the MindShift website in a recent post. Audrey writes about the social learning network OpenStudy, a recipient of one of the Gates Foundation’s recent Next Generation … Continue reading

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Games for Health, Wellness and Medical Emergencies

Gamespot have released some very interesting coverage of Kaiser Permanente’s recent Gamification day where the company highlighted a range of video games and simulations either currently being used or under development within the medical sphere. As well as games to … Continue reading

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Code School

EnvyLabs Code School is all about learning by doing. Their educational courses combine video, coding in the browser, and gamification principles to make learning more fun and therefore more effective. Typical courses contains 5 levels, each with a 10-15 minute video, … Continue reading

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