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Tag Archives: games and learning
Hello, Happy New Year, and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog. It’s January, and that means it is time once again for the Electronic Village Online (EVO).
Hello and welcome to this end of the year edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog. For this month’s edition, let’s examine what should guide our implementation of games into classroom practice. If game-based learning is to make the shift from a focus on the games … Continue reading
Hello everyone, and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog. This month, we dig back into the world of Minecraft to explore Minecraft: Education Edition (Minecraft: EE). One of the biggest challenges in using more games in the … Continue reading
Welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog. In this month’s blog, I wanted to dive into the genre of video games commonly referred to as “walking simulators.” These games are first-person narrative games that task players … Continue reading
Hello and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning blog. With the Olympics having recently concluded, I thought it would be great to share fantasy geopolitics this month! In this classroom game, students create a list of nations serving as their roster, then the … Continue reading
Hello and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog. This month’s blog post explores far future and the space colony of Braxos in the game Quandary, first featured in my November 2019 blog post. Quandary’s straightforward design, section-based structure, and potential for expansion into classroom activities make … Continue reading
Hello and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog. For video gamers, June is a big month as each year the video game industry hosts the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), a 3-day event where the major video game publishers announce their upcoming games. This … Continue reading
Welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog! Last month we explored Twine, a text-based interface for creating interactive stories. Twine is a great tool for older students or more advanced language learners, but perhaps not the best choice for younger … Continue reading