At IATEFL 2015, I saw two talks on gamification (one live and one via IATEFL Online). This post reviews both talks and considers the best way to adapt the idea of gamification to an ELT setting.
This post from the archives is a review of Karenne Sylvester's talk from IATEFL 2014 on how to approach gamification in the most effective way.
A look forward to my plans and hopes for developing my ideas about game-based learning more over the coming year.
My thoughts on GBL have changed over the last year and this post reflects on some of the interactions with other educators that have prompted reflection on my part. This post originally appeared at http://eltsandbox.weebly.com/blog/changing-perspectives-different-directions-for-games-in-elt in July, 2016.
Catch her while you can! A special interview with the amazing @ShellTerrell about her work with DGBL.
Defining two often confused terms - game based learning and gamification and how they can be used in the classroom. This post originally appeared at http://eltsandbox.weebly.com/blog/gaming-glossary-game-based-learning-v-gamification in March, 2013.