By - Jeremy Royster

Constructive Risk of Failure Pays Off

Listen to Hidden Brain You 2.0: Rebel With a Cause to learn how constructive rule-breaking (risk of failure) leads to greater confidence, engagement, and trusting relationships.

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By - Jeremy Royster

Distance ED Got You Down?

Looking for a fun FREE way to engage students from a distance?  Check out the Fearless Adventures In Learning at F.A.I.L. University (1 min.):

Game mechanics have been used for generations to train employees, encourage customer loyalty and level up scouts and soldiers.  Now an increasing number of K-grad classrooms are embracing game-based learning and gamification techniques to teach.

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The lessons, or “quests,” in F.A.I.L. University courses have been designed according to the principles of motivation masters, pictured above.  Play games as you learn how to use these techniques to inspire your learners!

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By - Jeremy Royster

Failure in a Game Environment Promotes Learning

Here’s the latest from a growing body of research connecting grit and gaming (see Failing up: How failure in a game environment promotes learning through discourse): “ Number of level failures in an educational game shown as a positive predictor of learning gains.”

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By - Jeremy Royster

Digital Leisure Games Foster Critical Thinking and Grit

Here’s more from a growing body of research connecting grit and gaming (see Invisible Teacher: How Might Digital Leisure Games Foster Critical Thinking and Grit? – OCAD University Open Research Repository): “21st-century skills such as critical thinking and grit are fostered most in games that give players maximum agency to define their game world.”

By - Jeremy Royster

Increased Learning and Engagement From Game Play and Failure

More from a growing body of research connecting grit and gaming (see Exploring Failure and Engagement in a Complex Digital Training Game: A Multi-method Examination):  “game-based experiential learning increased such indicators of engagement as attention and temporal dissociation even though players widely failed to meet game objectives.”

By - Jeremy Royster

Game-based learning takes the sting out of failure | ISTE

Gaming makes learners more resilient! (See Game-based learning takes the sting out of failure | ISTE): “Not only do games present failure as a challenge to overcome, game-based learning helps students better retain information and offers an engaging way to meet learning outcomes.”

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