January 2014 Blog Posts (2)

Game Based Learning

I'm doing research for my Masters in Education, and my focus is game based learning.  I thought I'd share some of the resources I've found here at Gameful.

I found the following videos on YouTube both interesting and informative:

  1. In The Gaming of Education Transformation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khJDLo0oMX4) Richard van Eck talks about how games promote collaboration, systems thinking, social…

Added by Linda E on January 27, 2014 at 8:22am — No Comments

Who Knows Someone ^2 - Social networking as a game (Concept)

Who Knows Someone ^2 ("Who knows someone who knows someone?") is a game of social networking. That is to say, to play, and "win", you must think about who you know and use it to make connections.

The concept is that people can fill out requests to be put in contact with subject matter experts, and include some personal information about who they are and why they want to be in contact with such as person. For example, an elementary school student, who wants to find a journalist they…


Added by David Scott on January 23, 2014 at 5:57pm — No Comments


Welcome Gameful Monster!

Welcome to Gameful, which we are happy to report is officially a partner with Games for Change!

After you signup, here's what you can do to get started:

  • Explore the groups. Find one that interests you? Join it! Want to invite friends and find new allies? Create your own group.
  • Looking for an opportunity? Looking for collaborators? Check out the classifieds. By the way, here is a Gameful opportunity
  • Check the webinars and learn more about what we love the most
  • Invite friends and group members from Gameful 1.0 to join this shiny new one
  • Make a blog post
  • Friend and talk to the Mayor, or chat with anyone online (lower right)
  • Stay tuned for Gameful challenges, where you can design your own social impact game!
  • Take off your shoes and enjoy :)

Thanks everyone!


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