Apr 4

STUDENTS and TEACHERS discover BEACONING with ORT France and StartUpforKids!

Posted by anneelisabethle

A great workshop happened in Paris during the Digital event organised with StartUp for Kids ! About 320 Students between 9 to 16 years old and 80 Teachers had the opportunity to discover BEACONING! PROFESSOR TIBIA, SAVE THE BOSS...and of course PROFESSOR ROB were the mentors in Robotics, General Culture, but also Mathematics…

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Apr 4

Engaging with Students as Metagame Co-Creators

Posted by Jackie Calderwood

The story behind the Professor Rob and Professor Tibia Gameplot narratives.... From July 2018 to January 2019 the Coventry University BEACONING team worked with two students from Coventry University Faculty of Art and Humanities: Vytautas Vasiliauskas, recent graduate in Fine Art & Illustration, and Rachael Till, first-year undergraduate in Animation and Illustration, with…

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Apr 3

Engaging with Primary School Teachers

Posted by Jackie Calderwood

In the early stages of BEACONING, Coventry University held an Exploratory Workshop with teachers from Howes Primary School to introduce gamification as an innovative teaching and learning strategy, and to create lesson scenarios to inform development of the BEACONING solution. This term, now in the mature stages of the BEACONING project, Coventry University…

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Apr 3

Did you know … Match IT

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Games like "Match IT" helps in developing visual perception skills and cognitive skills such as categorization.To view the minigame, click here

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Apr 3

ESCAPE GAME for the Integration Day in BTS Logistique with PROMOTRANS (18-21 years old) followed by “Les PrOlympiades” with the CMQ for Orientation of Young People

Posted by anneelisabethle

Beaconing was used for creating geolocalized quests featuring an escape game in Paris, in the framework of the Integration Day of the BTS Logistique PROMOTRANS in September 2018. This integration day happened at the start of the school year and aims at getting new students acquainted with the institution and also at getting…

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