Monthly Archives: April 2015

Digital Learning Conference 2015

Engage. Grow. Fostering Community Online. Last week (April 19-21) I attended the Digital Learning Conference 2015 in Burnaby with my colleague and OLTD cohort member, Lisa Lewis. It was a great opportunity to connect with people such as Mary O’Neill … Continue reading

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Sandbox Assignment using Minecraft

Evidence: Sandbox Assignment using Minecraft (video) and comparison of Minecraft to MinecraftEDU (blog post) (April 12, 2015) Learning Outcome(s): Plan learning opportunities most suitable to the strengths and challenges of a variety of mobile learning and gaming environments Develop practical … Continue reading

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Creating Rubrics for Evaluating Digital Educational Games

Evidence: Rubric for Evaluating Digital Educational Games and Evaluation of a Game – Lure of the Labyrinth (March 29, 2015) Learning Outcome(s): Critically assess and evaluate resources for best practice in mobile learning and gaming environments Integration of current cognitive … Continue reading

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Minecraft or MinecraftEdu – Choosing the right tool

Imagine a game that allows players to create what they want, where they want, and (usually) with whom they want. This is Minecraft, and far from the glossy, intense graphics of many video games today, Minecraft uses a basic block … Continue reading

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