NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Game Based Learning Series: Math

EDUC 600




Instructor: Judy Kvaale


Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $160

Partner Class Offered Through eEducators

Course Description:

This Game Based Learning series consists of courses in which participants will be creating ready-to-use games, locating online sites to support the language arts/math curriculum and learning how to modify popular games into learning tools. At the end of each course, participants will walk away with a large resource of ideas and supportive materials aligned with district, state, and/or national standards.


As a result of this participation in this course, students should:

1.  Read research based articles and reflect on the benefits of utilizing games in the classroom.

2.  Reflect on assessing game based learning.

3.  Explore the National Council of Teachers of Mathematic (NCTM) standards and expectations.

4.  Create math games based on state and/or district standards.

5.  Locate interactive online sites that support state or district math standards.



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