EdGamer 123: Thank You Mr. Peterson

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This week on EdGamer 123 its holiday madness! We started with a schedule for the show but had a tough time keeping ourselves on task...you can tell break has started. Join us for some game club chat as well as news from Amazon and BigHistoryProject.com. Ho, ho, hold up, you don’t want to miss this episode. Tune-in and … [Read more...]

EdGamer 116: ‘For Youth Inquiry’ with Jacob & Nikki

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This week on EdGamer 116 we are joined by the dynamic duo behind the ‘For Youth Inquiry,’ Jacob Watson and Nikki Zaleski. They help us sort through a myriad of news about education and gaming including iOS board games, the BotLogic Kickstarter and the UWW Playful Learning Summit. The main event has us talking with Nikki and Jacob about the ‘For Youth Inquiry’ and their mission to “engage youth in … [Read more...]

EdGamer 114 EdReach: Are You Board?!

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This week on EdGamer 114 we 'roll' back into the world of board games! From digital versions to updates of some classics, we fill you in on all the latest news. Plus we react to an announcement from Valve concerning a new gaming platform. This is another great episode of EdGamer, don't let it pass you by. Tune-in and … [Read more...]

EdGamer 93: Great Gaming Resources and a New Tool Called Kahoot!

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This week on EdGamer episode 93 we run through some new great resources. Zack posted a Minecraft guide for teachers, we discuss a new interactive tool called Kahoot!, and GeekDad has a wonderful two part article (one and two) on finding new board games. EdGamer is jam packed, so tune-in and level-up!     Alternate Title- Spring Break and Winter Storms Please go to the Show … [Read more...]

EdGamer 88: I’m Snorta Ingenious With My Minecraft Dominion

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  This short and powerful episode of EdGamer, our 88th installation of the series, brings to light some new games we experienced in game club this week. If our sporadic title isn't enough to interest you, check out another great preview of the SIT Conference in this podcast. Tune-in and level-up!       Show Host: Zack Gilbert Show Contributor: Gerry … [Read more...]

EdGamer 79: Give Peace a Chance and Play a Game

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  This week on EdGamer Episode 79 we run through all the latest gaming and education news on the net! Our main article finds us discussing a classroom board game where the winner is the one who can create peace on the battlefield. Plus we look at a great video short and a glimpse of a new physics inspired online game. Tune-in and level-up!       Show Host: Zack … [Read more...]

EdGamer 78: Enlightened or Resistance?

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  This week on Episode 78 of EdGamer we look ahead to the exciting new world of Google Ingress. Plus we feature some great classroom resources by Zack and a review of the first week of his game club at his school. Don’t ‘resist’ becoming ‘enlightened’...Tune-in and level-up!       Show Host: Zack Gilbert Show Contributor: Gerry James Here's our Show … [Read more...]

EdGamer 66: Gen Con Recap

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  Holy Gen Con its EdGamer 66! On this week’s episode we walk you through our visit to this year’s Gen Con board gaming convention in Indianapolis. We break down several new games and talk about all of the fascinating people and presentations we observed. Don’t miss our review of the ‘best four days in gaming!’     Show Host: Zack Gilbert Show Contributor: Gerry … [Read more...]