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When Classroom Games Become Embedded Assessments

May 16, 2014

ASSESSMENT GAME-CHANGER: The (social studies) game’s afoot! Sixth grade history teacher, C. Ross Flatt, knows his game-based learning--especially when it comes to quick assessment and feedback. In this recent Edutopia article, Flatt describes how he uses physical geography game, Galactic Mappers, to engage students while embedding assessment to better support the learning process. (Want to dig deeper into gaming in K-12? Check out Mindshift’s Guide to Games and Learning. EdSurge has one, too!)

When Classroom Games Become Embedded Assessments

column | Technology in School

When Classroom Games Become Embedded Assessments

May 16, 2014

ASSESSMENT GAME-CHANGER: The (social studies) game’s afoot! Sixth grade history teacher, C. Ross Flatt, knows his game-based learning--especially when it comes to quick assessment and feedback. In this recent Edutopia article, Flatt describes how he uses physical geography game, Galactic Mappers, to engage students while embedding assessment to better support the learning process. (Want to dig deeper into gaming in K-12? Check out Mindshift’s Guide to Games and Learning. EdSurge has one, too!)

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