Educational games for the classroom have been around a long time. But these aren't the only games teachers and students can use in school. Popular, entertainment-focused games also can drive deep learning. But what's the best way to use the games kids already play at home in your classroom? Here you'll find practical tips on how to harness the learning value in any game, including those you might not expect to see in school.
Do games designed for entertainment have a place in the classroom?
Ready to try out some games that weren't designed for classrooms, but still have tons of learning? These resources will help you find great games, adapt them for your classroom, and wow your students.
Three great tips on how to see the learning potential in any game.
Tips for uncovering what games will most engage your students.Source: Edutopia
Check out how actual teachers have turned games -- both designed for education and not -- into compelling, rich learning experiences.
Images and posters for your classroom and social networks
Games that drive deep learning come in many shapes and sizes.