Posts filed under Teaching with Games

GSL 136: Scott Kelly on Teaching History through Games

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 136 Kathleen is joined by Scott Kelly of BS Games to talk about using games to teach history.

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Scott Kelly

Website: https://bsgames.ca/

Instagram: bsgamesca

Twitter: @BSGamesCA

Facebook: bsgamesca

 

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 October 4, 2019 and filed under Teaching with Games.

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

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.

GSL 125: Teaching Science Through Games

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In Games in Schools and Libraries #125 Catherine Croft joins Kathleen Mercury to talk about designing games to help teach science concepts, and how other teachers can design games for their own classrooms.

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Catherine Croft, PhD,

Catherine was neuroscience researcher before she began teaching high school science and designing games. Catherine’s fun, classroom-friendly games, are available through her company, Catlilli Games.

http://catlilli.com/about-us/our-team/

 

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 124: Endangered

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Marc Specter of the Grand Gamers Guild joins Donald Dennis to talk about Endangered, a project now on Kickstarter. Endangered is a game of survival by Joe Hopkins where players work together to save earth's endangered species.

Schools and Libraries are both eligible for the Endangered Activist tier, allowing your institutions to get a great deal on this beautiful game.

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Grand Gamers Guild

Web Site: https://grandgamersguild.com/

Twitter @GrndGmrsGld

Facebook: Grand Gamers Guild

Kickstarter: Endangered

 

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 April 16, 2019 and filed under Game Company, Teaching with Games.

GSL 121: Designing Analog Games as part of a Video Game Curriculum

Kathleen talks to Jay Cormier, a prolific game designer who teaches analog game design as part of a video game design program, and how to teach a lot of big ideas in a short amount of time.

Jay Cormier
@bamboozlebros 

failfaster.ca

bamboozlebrothers.com

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/burntislandgames/in-the-hall-of-the-mountain-king

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/828934174/fail-faster-the-playtesting-journal

Exact Instructions Challenge

https://youtu.be/cDA3_5982h8

A Case for Board Games - Why Board Games Help You Make Better Video Games - Extra Credits
https://youtu.be/9VONeNVPaNs

Finished Not Perfect

https://youtu.be/lRtV-ugIT0k

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 March 15, 2019 and filed under Teaching with Games, Game Design.

GSL 120: Wargames as Instructional Tools at the US Air Force Academy

In episode 120 of Games in Schools and Libraries Kathleen talks to Lt. Colonel James "Pigeon" Fielder about his design and use of wargames at the US Air Force from classroom exercises to massive military simulations.

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Lt Col James “Pigeon” Fielder, Ph.D. USAF

Associate Professor of Political Science at the U.S. Air Force Academy and an active duty U.S. Air Force officer.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jdfielder/

https://jdfielder.com/

@j_d_fielder

 
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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. 

Posted on February 20, 2019 and filed under Teaching with Games.

GSL 117: Utilizing Simulations in the Classroom

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Kathleen talks with Jeremy Caddel and David Thomcyzk about using simulations in their collegiate classes (political science and entrepreneurship, respectively), as well as Kathleen's experiences running a large-scale simulation at the NASAGA convention, and lessons learned.
http://nasaga.org/

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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 115: Converting Games Into Instructional Tools

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 115, Converting Games Into Instructional Tools, gamification expert Jon Cassie speaks with Kathleen about gamification of instruction as well as reward systems, and how to help non-gaming colleagues to gamify their instruction.

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Jon Cassie
BGG: joncassie

Twitter: @joncassie

Web sites: 

www.joncassie.com

 www.gamelevellearn.com

Podcast: Game Level Learn


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 November 7, 2018 and filed under Teaching with Games.

GSL 113: Gamification as a Teaching Mindset

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 113 Kathleen speaks with Dave Eng, an educator and consultant, about gamification mindsets, or approaches to designing instruction to generate specific outcomes using gaming elements.

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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. 

Posted on October 26, 2018 and filed under Teaching with Games.