What is effective use of educational games and simulations?

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What is effective use of educational games and simulations? by Mind Map: What is effective use of educational games and simulations?

1. Plan/Develop

1.1. Analyze Learners

1.1.1. Skills

1.1.2. Characteristics

1.1.3. Learning styles

1.2. Connect to standards/objectives

1.2.1. Real, accurate and factual

1.2.2. Relevant to learning

1.2.3. Relatable/engaging

1.3. Research and test game prior to implementation

1.3.1. Needs to be easily navigable

1.3.2. Simple interface

1.3.3. Accessible to ALL students

1.3.4. Appropriate and engaging

1.4. Prepare supplimental activities and resources

2. Implement

2.1. Prepare Resources

2.1.1. Test technology

2.2. Prepare Learners

2.2.1. I do, you do, we do

2.2.2. Introduce learning objectives

2.2.3. Model

2.3. Prepare the Environment

2.3.1. Make learning physically and emotionally accessible

2.4. Provide the Learning Experience

2.4.1. Monitor Progress

2.4.2. Provide criteria, rubric, or other evaluation tool

3. Evaluate/Reflect

3.1. Collect student feedback

3.1.1. Was the lesson engaging

3.1.2. Was the educational game engaging

3.2. Analyze student feedback

3.3. Review assessment results

3.3.1. Was the lesson effective

3.3.2. Was the educational game effective

3.4. Modify and adjust as needed