September 07, 2009

Share your experiences of using games in the classroom

Six teachers from Austria, Denmark, England, France, Italy, and Spain have been randomly selected as winners of an Xbox and digital games to play on it, as well as copies of the Games in Schools reports, following their participation in the study's survey. We now would like to invite these teachers, as well as others, to share their experiences of using digital games in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning by making the pedagogical process more engaging and dynamic. Share your experiences here by commenting below to motivate as well as learn from others!

September 04, 2009

Teachers' Handbook on how to use digital games in schools

As part of European Schoolnet's project 'Digital Games in Schools' financed with the support of the Interactive Software Federation of Europe, a teachers' handbook has been published. Written by Dr Patrick Felicia, a researcher at the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland, the handbook is intended for teachers interested in using digital games in their lessons. It provides the necessary information to understand the educational benefits of digital games and to learn how to use them as educational and motivational resources. The handbook is available in digital version below and can be ordered in print against a small fee to cover shipping cost. More information at:

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