Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Brainstorm Plus: Gamification & Fancy Literary Techniques

Teaching Tools, Resources, Ideas, Etc.

Kids love games. Educators always are looking for creative and engaging ways to teach content. MindShift had an interesting article yesterday on What's the Difference Between Games and Gamification? It talks about the difference between games, gamification, and simulations, and the good, the bad, and the downright disastrous ways they can mix with education efforts.

Have trouble explaining (or remembering) all those tricky literary terms like deus ex machina? Check out the helpful guide put together for BuzzFeed Books using famous Disney movies to make it all so clear (and memorable). 16 Fancy Literary Techniques Explained by Disney