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Games and Learning : Formal

An overview of using video games in educational environments.

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This page contains information on resources that specifically target gaming in schools. Here you will find journals, videos, classroom materials and websites with the educator in mind. 

Katie Salen: Quest 2 Learn

Katie Salen, executive director of nonprofit design studio Institute of Play, offers a look inside the ground-breaking school in New York City that she co-founded, Quest to Learn. The school uses core principles of game design as a framework to help students become lifelong learners and design thinkers

Journals of Interest

  • Educational Researcher
    Educational Researcher publishes scholarly articles that are of general significance to the education research community and that come from a wide range of areas of education research and related disciplines.
  • Journal of the Learning Sciences
    Published by LEA, JLS is a multidisciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of important ideas that can change our understanding of learning and teaching.
  • Educational Technology Research and Development
    Educational Technology Research and Development is the only scholarly journal in the field focusing entirely on research and development in educational technology.
  • Journal of Science Education and Technology
    The Journal of Science Education and Technology is an international and interdisciplinary forum for both invited and contributed peer reviewed articles that advance science education at all levels. The journal publishes a broad range of papers covering theory and practice in order to facilitate future efforts of individuals and groups involved in the field.
  • Schools: Studies in Education
    Schools: Studies in Education is a refereed international education journal for pre K-12 educators, administrators, university professors, and others who work with school-aged students.

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