- Gamification can encourage students to take ownership of their learning
- Game-based learning promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment
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Students don’t have to be video game fanatics to appreciate a gamified classroom lesson. When teachers turn a lesson or tough-to-teach concept into a motivational gamed or use a fun competition to teach new concepts, students become immersed in their learning and are often more engaged–meaning they’re more likely to retain information.
Still, there’s an art to gamifying a lesson and ensuring that students are actually learning instead of just playing a game for points. …Read More