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Why the voluntary youth sector needs to play more ‘games’

I was talking with a senior manager the other day about how the voluntary sector, and particularly the youth sector, is forgetting how to have fun, and more specifically explaining the value that games and play brings to CPD, team development and group work.  1,189 more words

Matt Lent

HackerRank 'gamifies' technical job recruiting for game companies (exclusive)

Finding skilled game programmers isn’t easy. So HackerRank has built a recruiting tool that “gamifies” the process, or applies game-like mechanics to nongame tasks to get people more engaged. 517 more words

Business

Sharing my love for Product Hunt

The strap line of Product Hunt is “the best new products, everyday”. Product Hunt is a site dedicated to “sharing new, interesting products” and I found over the last few months that it does exactly what it says on the tin: 439 more words

Product Management

5 Mins with Samir Bhana from School of Music Online

What is School of Music Online (SOMO)?

SOMO is an exciting new approach to musical education delivered into schools through the use of gamification and interactive learning. 517 more words

Teaching Tools

GAMIFICATION - JUST ANOTHER EDUCATIONAL BUZZWORD?

My teaching role requires regular professional reading and it is during such sessions that I have encountered the term “gamification”. I must admit I have never given proper thought to what gamification actually entails. 618 more words

Crowdsourcing Mornings: Wimble App

This is Crowdsourcing Mornings! This post takes place every weekday morning and highlights one crowdsourcing project I liked from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other crowdsourcing websites.  And it’s day 7 with 1,206 job rejections in my… 268 more words

Crowdsourcing