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By - Jeremy Royster

New Study: Video Games Enhance Learning

Preliminary study by an education professor at the University of Montreal has found that “The research and detail that goes into a video game … can be absorbed by students and help them get better marks.”  Right on target:  using video games to enhance learning

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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.

https://overcast.fm/+YsrhNxxzM

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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.”

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1871187117301682

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By - Jeremy Royster

Video 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.”

http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/1366/

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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.”

https://aisel.aisnet.org/thci/vol8/iss1/2/

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By - Jeremy Royster

Good Games Build Grit

There’s a growing body of research connecting grit and gaming (see Nurturing Affinity Spaces and Game-Based Learning): “fundamentally, all good games … engender in players a desire to persist past failure.”

https://emilymayconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Gee-Hayes-2012.pdf

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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.”

https://www.iste.org/explore/In-the-classroom/Game-based-learning-takes-the-sting-out-of-failure

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By - Jeremy Royster

Giving up Is the Only Way to Fail

Failure isn’t permanent.  Successful people know this.

Why, then, do so many students give up?

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By - Jeremy Royster

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