Gaming in the Classroom w/ Henshin Dad | Episode 198

Can gaming be used to enhance education?

Episode 226 – The Honest Truth About the Steam Deck The Reformed Gamers

THE PRODIGAL SON RETURNS! He once claimed he'd never get into PC gaming but the Steam Deck has the handsome, bearded man changing his tune. Adam sits down with us to preach the little 'g' gospel of the Steam Deck and go over both the good and the bad of Valve's Switch style handheld.   Support TRG As always, if you like what we do here at TRG, consider supporting the show over on Patreon to net yourself perks like early, uncut access to every new episode! Link to our Patreon is below!   Connect With TRG You can catch up with TRG by following us on Twitter, Facebook, and join our Discord server for community game nights! Patreon: Patreon.com/TheReformedGamers Twitter: twitter.com/TRGPodcast Facebook: facebook.com/TheReformedGamers YouTube: YouTube.com/TheReformedGamers Website: thereformedgamers.com Discord: https://discord.gg/r4g6p4dztC Time Stamps 0:00 Intro 20:52 What We're Playing 40:26 Topic o' da Show 1:29:23 Patron Thanks 1:32:13 Recos  
  1. Episode 226 – The Honest Truth About the Steam Deck
  2. Episode 225 – The Completionist Dilemma
  3. Episode 224 – Metal Gear Solid 2 Is A Game of Misinformation
  4. Episode 223 – Pros and Cons of Digital & Physical Video Games
  5. Episode 222 – How My Wife Got Into Gaming

As school begins to start back up across the country, we brought on Henshin Dad himself, Wesley Rea, commemorating his 5th time on the podcast to discuss how teachers can use different aspects of gaming to enhance the classroom. If you’re an educator, new or veteran, you do not want to miss this episode.

What Have We Been Playing (06:15)

Wes brings back the Dark Ages by playing multiple Final Fantasy games. Logan can’t seem to stop playing Sekiro and Adam discusses his frustrations and highlights with the the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD.

 Topic (17:17)

Gaming has many applications. But did you know that gaming can be used in the classroom? The guys discuss gaming’s impact on education through gamification, discuss the different ways it’s implemented, as well as it’s use as a tool to connect with students.

Housekeeping (53:10)

Reco’s! (53:45)

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