GSL 135: Reviews with Chris and Donald

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 135 Chris Bell and Donald Dennis review games they’ve played in the Teen Room.

Games Reviewed

  • Quacks of Quedlinburg

  • Good Critters

  • Kodama

  • Unlock - Expedition Challenger

  • Roll for the Galaxy

  • Cockroach Poker

  • Roll Player

  • Call to Adventure

  • Getaway Driver

  • One Week Ultimate Werewolf

 

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The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on September 12, 2019 and filed under Reviews.

GSL 134: Luke Laurie

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 134 Kathleen Mercury is joined by Luke Laurie, Designer of Manhattan Project: Energy Empire and Dwellings of Eldervale to talk about using gamification techniques for classroom management and engagement, a little thing called being an Einstein Fellow, and student success.

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GSL 21: Game Etiquette (REBROADCAST)

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 21 Giles and Don discuss Game Etiquette, from problems faced to some of the solutions that have worked, as well as the niceties of play. Topics include rules disputes, social conflict resolution, being a good sport, the responsibilities of players and above all respect.

This episode was originally hosted by the Games for Educators Website. After listening to this episode go check them out. http://g4ed.com/

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced by Inverse Genius in association with Georgetown County Library System.
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Posted on August 21, 2019 and filed under REBROADCAST.

GSL 133: Green Ronin and Games Workshop

Games in Schools and Libraries episode 133 takes us back to ALA 2019 Summer Annual. Donald talks with Hal Mangold from Green Ronin Games, and then Stephanie joins him to talk about the Warhammer Alliance.

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Hal Mangold and Donald Dennis

Green Ronin Publishing (00:00:55)

Hal Mangold @AtomicOvermind

  • Hobby Games 100 Best

  • Family Games 100 best

  • Mutants and Masterminds

  • Blue Rose

  • ShadowTide

  • Citadel

  • Hieght of the Storm

  • Dragon Age

  • The Expanse

  • Lazerous

 
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Games Workshop (00:04:30)

Travis Hazlewood, James Bell,

travis.hazlewood@gwplc.com

na.warhameralliance@gwplc.com

 

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
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Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

GSL 132: HABA USA at ALA 2019

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In this ALA 2019 edition of Games in Schools and Libraries Tiffany Caires of HABA USA joins us to talk about HABA in schools and libraries!

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Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
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Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on August 6, 2019 and filed under ALA.

GSL 131: What Games Can Do for Teens

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 131 Donald and Kathleen are joined by Sen-Foong Lim to talk about the impact of games on teens.

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Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
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Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on August 1, 2019 and filed under Teaching with Games.

GSL 130: ALA 2019 with Donald and Stephanie

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 130 Donald and Stephanie talk about their experience at the ALA 2019 Summer annual.

Things they talked about

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Think Fun

  • Cat Crimes

  • Balance Beans

  • Invasion of the Cow Snatchers

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Games Workshop Paint and Take

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Fireside Games

  • My First Castle Panic

  • Here, Kitty, Kitty!

Green Ronin

  • Blue Rose,

  • Hobby Games 100 Best

  • Family Games 100 Best

Graphic Novels

Artist Alley

Maker Area
Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
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The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on July 16, 2019 and filed under ALA.

GSL 20: Math Games (REBROADCAST)

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 20 Giles and Don discuss games and math. How games can be used to support learning in math classes, whether as quick tasks to build fluency or as a vehicle to introduce a concept and more.

 

This episode was originally hosted by the Games for Educators Website. After listening to this episode go check them out. http://g4ed.com/

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced by Inverse Genius in association with Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

Posted on July 12, 2019 and filed under REBROADCAST.

GSL 129: ALA Summer 2019 Preview

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 129 Brian Mayer, Genesee Valley BOCES Library Technology Specialist, shares a bit about all of the interesting Games and Gaming activities you can experience at the 2019 ALA Summer Annual in DC. Learn about the Gaming Grove, the Gaming Lounge, ALA Play, and relevant Games and Gaming Roundtable meetings.

 

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on June 11, 2019 and filed under ALA, Conventions.

GSL 128: ShushCon19 Game Reviews

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In Games in Schools and Libraries 128 Donald and Chris review games that were donated for ShushCon 2019.

Donald will be at ALA Summer Annual in DC. Let us know via email or social media if you’ll be there and would like to either play a game or record a segment for the show.

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Games Covered

  • Fate/Fate Accelerated

  • 3 Cheers for Master

  • Cursed Court

  • Renfair

  • Gloom in Space

  • Koi

  • Nevermore

  • Merchants of Araby

  • Between two Castles of Mad King Ludwig

  • 10 Minute Heist

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Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

GSL 127: An Amazing Story of How Kids Went from Playing RPGs to Designing One

Cameron Hays taught his students what RPGs are, and they loved them so much, they began to make their own in a completely self-driven way. From creating their own Google Classroom to assign each other responsibilities to playing and playtesting, hear how Cameron's students are creating an RPG that represents the best of how we can use games in the classroom to increase student engagement and generate authentic results.

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Posted on May 29, 2019 and filed under RPGs, Teaching with Games.