Gaming in the Classroom w/ Henshin Dad | Episode 198

Can gaming be used to enhance education?

Episode 234 – God of War RagnaROKED The Reformed Gamers

God of War Ragnarok is a meaty game. To help us discuss the themes, we brought on friend and Patron of the show: Nate McKeever (Backlog Breakdown). Before we get into the show, the preshow sees us discussing the recent news surrounding Xbox's layoffs and wondering just what is going on over there. The show proper sees us hinting at future content (including a new podcast) along with discussing the theme of obsession and parenthood as it relates to the characters in God of War Ragnarok. Buckle up. This is a long but rock solid episode. Check out Backlog Breakdown: Twitter: Spotify: 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! Get started today here: Connect With TRG You can catch up with TRG by following us on Twitter, Facebook, and join our Discord server for community game nights! Twitter: Facebook: YouTube: Website: Discord: Time Stamps 0:00 Intro 2:15 Housekeeping 3:22 What We're Playing 32:49 God of War Ragnarok Spoilercast 1:42:18 Patron Thank You's 1:45:04 Recos #godofwarragnarok #playstation5 #gamingpodcast
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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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