Games in Education Resources and Research


New to the idea of using video games in the classroom?  Here are some great resources to get you started:

 

Books to Read

 

 Don't Bother Me Mom - I'm Learning by Marc Prensky

 

 What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy by James Gee

 

 Reality Is Broken:  Why Games Make Us Better And How They Can Change The World by Jane McGonigal

 

Presentations

 

Video Games and Learning in the Classroom
View more presentations from Lucas Gillispie

 

Videos to Watch

 

Video Games 101 - James Gee

 

 

Educational Games Already At Play - Henry Jenkins

 

 

Gaming Can Make A Better World - Jane McGonigal

 

 

Research to Read

 

Book Chapters

 

 

Journal Articles

 

 

Commentaries and Reviews 

 

 

Game Culture

 

 

Designing Games within Education

 

 

Virtual Worlds