Gaming in the Classroom w/ Henshin Dad | Episode 198

Can gaming be used to enhance education?

Episode 205 – The Problem of Backlogs and Thankfuless (feat. Backlog Breakdown) The Reformed Gamers

From all of us here at TRG: Happy Thanksgiving! We all have this problem of the never-ending backlog. Is that a good thing? Or are we approaching video games differently than we do other things like books and movies? The guys from the Backlog Breakdown Podcast join me this week to discuss! Check out The Backlog Breakdown on Twitter and listen to their show! Timestamps: Housekeeping (7:18) Check out the latest episode of Metroid Dread Skyward Sword HD Almost Sent Me Back to Therapy What We're Playing (8:31) Topic (26:54) Patron Thank You's & Recos! (1:16:12) 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! You can catch up with TRG by following us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and join our Discord server for community game nights!  
  1. Episode 205 – The Problem of Backlogs and Thankfuless (feat. Backlog Breakdown)
  2. Episode 204 – What Makes Metroid Dread the Best Metroid
  3. Episode 203 – The Redemption of Final Fantasy 4 (feat. Aki)
  4. Episode 202 – The Terrible Metroid Fusion
  5. Episode 201 – Learning Life Lessons From Video Games w/ Jon Harrison

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)

Keep Up with the Henshin Dad

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