All the resources provided on this page of the wiki are for the teachers who are participating in the Sydney Region Game-based Learning Project 2012

Pre-Reading





Possibilities of learning with Computer games:
http://archive.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/project_reports/becta/Games_and_Learning_poster.pdf

Video: http://archive.futurelab.org.uk/projects/teaching-with-games

PRE-Professional Learning activity 1:


Follow the link to www.gamesforchange.com
Choose a game and play it
Return to this wiki and then answer the following 3 questions in the discussion field of this page of the wiki:
  1. What is the learning ‘hidden’ in this game?
  2. What KLA or curriculum area would that learning belong to?
  3. What are some of the ‘Big Picture Ideas’ of your focus KLA/curriculum area?

PRE-Workshop Survey- This needs to be completed by all participants prior to workshop.
You can also access the survey here

MICROSOFT KODU-Game Based Platform for Game Design and Creation: http://fuse.microsoft.com/page/kodu



Kodu Curriculum Keyboard and mouse: http://csamarktng.vo.msecnd.net/kodu/pdf/kodu_curriculum_keyboard_mouse.pdf

Free tools for Educators: http://www.pil-network.com/Resources/Tools/Details/ca1b56f2-9382-4d0e-bc9c-ffa54632ba6f

Learning from Games and multimodal literacies: http://learningfromcomputergames.com/projectOutcomes.html

Backward Mapping-programming Game-based learning Template:



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