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  • HTML5 Game Development

    HTML5 games are one of those buzzwords of the last few years. So the big question is, how to write an HTML5 game. On the web you can find different pages with resources and tutorials, so let's mention some: HTML 5 Game Development...

  • GameDev Academy

    GameDev Acadamy is a webpage dedicated to game developers. The page includes publishes tutorials from fields related to game developing, as well as courses, games and resources. The tutorials, including those for game design in HTML5, are written by...

  • Angry Birds Playground: Rovio catapults gaming into the classroom

    “Rovio, creator of Angry Birds, has worked with the likes of National Geographic, NASA and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) on science-related books and educational materials around past Angry Birds games, but now it's...

  • MIT online course: Computer Games and Simulations for Investigation and Education

    MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. MIT online course: Computer Games and Simulations for Investigation and...

  • Getting Started With HTML5 Game Development

    “There are plenty of valid ways to create an HTML5 game, and quite a bit of material on the technical aspect of each, so for this article I’ll be giving more of a broad overview of HTML5 game development. How “HTML5″ can be...

  • Cracking the Code of Electronic Games: Some Lessons for Educators

    The article describes three ways in which students’ ready engagement in, and quick learning when playing, electronic games have been assumed to provide useful guidance to educators, are considering and provides a very useful set of reflections...

  • Game on! Game-based learning

    This is a simple and accessible introduction for teachers to the use of games in the classroom. A good entry point to the basics. http://thejournal.com/articles/2006/01/01/game-on.aspx

  • Simple Games for Teaching Sociological perspectives: Four examples of the Do-It-Yourself Approach

      A good example of simple use of learning games in the classroom to anticipate and/or reinforce themes and concepts discussed in texts and lectures. As it is just a step away from conventional teaching the approach constitutes a possible...

  • Wanna play a game?

    This article tells the story of the first uses of games at a school in Virginia, US. Games were initially used as an after school activity, and then the level of interest led some of the teachers in the school to integrate the use of games into the...