1. CODiE 2014 Finalist - Best Learning Game - Word Raider Quest

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    Word Raider Quest is an online educational video game that teaches students (grades 6+) academic vocabulary, grammar, sentence construction, and complex text in an engaging virtual world. Though…

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    • JeJu Students at SSU

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      Students from several high schools in JeJu, Korea visit California in the summer. They stay with host families, attend a multimedia class at SSU, and go on field trips. This is a short film about…

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      • Teaching Vocabulary through Context and Examples: "3-2-1 Go!"

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        The 3-2-1 Go! strategy helps students learn academic vocabulary because students must build context and generate examples to show word meaning. Watch this video to see what activities you can use…

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        • Teaching Vocabulary with Graphic Organizers

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          The use of graphic organizers as a means to teach vocabulary is helpful in providing students with useful tools that encourage them to restate word meanings. Graphic organizers also help students…

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          • Teaching Academic Vocabulary through Word Associations

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            Students can better learn academic vocabulary by showing the relationship between words and concepts, which reinforces and solidifies word understanding. When students think about word associations…

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            • Word Raider: Learning Academic Vocabulary with a Videogame!

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              Word Raider is an academic vocabulary game that blends robust instruction with modern-day game technology. This video explains what educators will see in their trial accounts. To sign up for a…

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              • Teaching Vocabulary using Non-Linguistic Strategies

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                Non-linguistic strategies for vocabulary instruction helps students learn new words better than text-based definitions. When teachers use non-linguistic methods - such as pictures and animations -…

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                • Using Game-Based Learning to Engage Students

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                  Game-based learning has the ability to engage and teach students through visual, sensory and interactive scaffolds that build deeper meaning, long-term retention, and enables students to learn at…

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                  • Teaching Vocabulary Using Sentence Frames

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                    Sentence frames are a productive tool for teaching academic vocabulary when done effectively. Sentence frames require students to use the word in context while encouraging them to demonstrate their…

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                    • Word Raider Trial Walk-Through

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                      Word Raider is an academic vocabulary game that blends robust instruction with modern-day game technology. This video explains what educators will see in their trial accounts. To sign up for a…

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