We’re giving away five signed copies of teacher Matthew Farber’s newly revised and expanded book, Gamify Your Classroom.
In the book, Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game‐Based Learning – Revised edition, Farber interviews more than 70 authorities in education—experts like James Paul Gee, Lee Sheldon, Jordan Shapiro, Mary Flanagan, and Mizuko (Mimi) Ito—as well as dozens of organizations, including Classcraft, Common Sense Media, Filament Games, BreakoutEDU, Kahoot, iCivics, and many more.
The revised edition includes new lesson plan ideas, best practices from teachers like Steve Isaacs and Michael Matera, even more research, and ready-to-use games. It also features a new introduction and foreword from USA Today journalist Greg Toppo, who wrote the book The Game Believes In You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter.
RULES: For a chance to win a copy signed by Farber, leave a comment below or tweet @classcraftgame using the hashtag #GamifyYourClass and let us know why you want to read the book!
UPDATE: Winners have been chosen and contacted. Thanks for entering!
“The world of games in education is vast,” said Barry Fishman, a professor at the University of Michigan. “Matthew Farber is a clear‐eyed guide to lands both familiar and foreign, and Gamify Your Classroom is a combined atlas and encyclopedia of game‐based learning. This book is valuable for teachers, school leaders, and scholars. No matter what your destination in game‐based learning, Farber can help you navigate like a native.”
Matthew Farber (@MatthewFarber) is a social studies teacher at Valleyview Middle School in Denville, New Jersey. He is also an adjunct instructor, Edutopia blogger, and cohost on Ed Got Game on the BAM Radio Network. Dr. Farber was a recipient of a Geraldine R. Dodge Teacher Fellowship, a Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship, and is a Certified BrainPOP Educator. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Laura; son, Spencer; and playful Weimaraner dog, Lizzie. To learn more, MatthewFarber.com.