Game based learning

Game based learning

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The vibrant and dynamic world of the computer game and its impacts on learning and teaching is an area that Education Scotland is committed to exploring, promoting and developing. Find out what has been happening in classrooms around Scotland.

About game based learning

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In classrooms throughout Scotland a range of game based technologies are now being used to help make teaching and learning experiences within Curriculum for Excellence challenging, demanding and appealing. 

Game design

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Find out how game design can be used across the curriculum as a medium that challenges learners in a range of ways.

Education Scotland and game based learning

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Find out about Education Scotland’s game based learning initiative and what it can offer.