TESOL Presentation: Gamification for Language Learning

26/12/2016


English Lesson Planning For Early Grades: Games

12/12/2016

Cute games and activities sorted by categories,  find something for everything!  https://papadeligames.wordpress.com/english/


Research Suggests Students Learn More When Working Together in Virtual Reality Games

24/08/2016


ELT Lesson Planning

14/10/2015

Read “Gamification: Engaging Students With Narrative” at http://www.edutopia.org/blog/gamification-engaging-students-with-narrative-alice-keeler?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=101415%20enews%20GBL%20ngm%20remainder&utm_content=&utm_term=fea3hed&spMailingID=12673165&spUserID=Mjg5OTU4NjQ2MzkS1&spJobID=640951623&spReportId=NjQwOTUxNjIzS0

for a great connection of gamification and language


Gaming: 3 Important English Language Learning Apps Are Free Today

18/08/2015

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Teaching Language and Cross-Cultural Communication with Avatars and Robots

14/04/2015

The second-best thing to actual trips to a target country and language community:  virtual reality and games.  Excerpt:

Virtual role-play—where learners engage in simulated encounters with artificially intelligent agents that behave and respond in a culturally accurate manner—has been shown to be effective at teaching cross-cultural communication.

“You learn by playing a role in a simulation of some real-life situation,” said W. Lewis Johnson, a former professor at the University of Southern California and co-founder of Alelo Inc., a company that makes cyberlearning tools. “You practice communication with some artificial intelligent interactive characters that will listen and respond to you, depending on what you say and do. It helps develop fluency, but it also helps to develop confidence.”

Read more here: http://phys.org/news/2015-04-language-cross-cultural-avatars-robots.html#jCp

http://phys.org/news/2015-04-language-cross-cultural-avatars-robots.html


ELT: Video Games in English Foster English Language Development, Study States

10/03/2015

Interesting findings from Helsinki, Finland… Read more in “Research: Video games driving English language skills; other languages suffer” at http://yle.fi/uutiset/research_video_games_driving_english_language_skills_other_languages_suffer/7854219


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