Articles

  • Where to start with game development?

    Game development may come in many flavours. An experienced programmer will be comfortable coding the game from scratch using some language or environment while someone less acquainted with such technologies will prefer to use one of the many...

  • How Video Games are Changing Education: Infographic

    This infographic gives an outline of the benefits of GBL, some examples of games for various subjects and case studies of use in schools. It also highlights some common skills that can be improved by using games.   

  • Catalogue of Games for Learning

    This catalogue of games for learning was produced as part of the EU funded Engage project in an effort to guide teachers in choosing games for the classroom. The catalogue features reviews of 33 educational and entertainment games with subject...

  • Short series on using games in classrooms

    In Anastasia Salter's series on Games in the Classroom, she offers an overview of some of the advantages of using games for learning such as exploring other points of view through role playing, learning through teaching by building a game and the...

  • Article outlining the benefits of GBL and tips on selecting games for the classroom

    Game on! by Patricia Deubel offers a concise introduction to GBL, outlining its many benefits and suggesting some tips for selecting games for the classroom.  The article notes some common fears that teachers have when it comes to using...

  • An argument for the use of Game Based Learning from the New Media Institute

    "Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going", from Jessica Trybus at the New Media Institute, outlines an argument for the current use of Game Based Learning.  The author suggests that the improved quality of not only...

  • Game or need?

    AraBoard is a set of tools designed for augmentative and alternative communication, which aims to facilitate functional communication to persons with any type of difficulty in this area, through the use of pictures and pictograms. AraBoard lets you...