Use Games to Engage Students in Learning Twenty-First-Century Skills
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Institute of Play (USA) aims to utilize games to support education and as engaging systems to develop 21st-century skills in students, such as systems thinking, critical reflection, collaboration, creative problem solving, tenacity, empathy and innovation. They work with many types of games, including board games, physical games, puzzle games, online games, console games, mobile games, and more.
Their website includes free sample games they have developed, resources for educators, parents, and players, as well as information on professional development, and summer courses and institutes they offer. Also available are Print & Play games that are ready-to-use game packs that include teacher tips, video tutorials, assessment guides, and more.
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