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The 10 Minute Teacher Podcast

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May 2, 2017

Matt Farber talks about game-based learning in his classroom and a new tool he loves: Twine. We're also hosting a giveaway contest of his new book Game Based Learning version 2.

As Matt discusses Game-Based Learning, you'll hear: 

  • Why game-based learning works 
  • Matt's favorite example of game-based learning 
  • How Matt got a month ahead in his history curriculum using Twine to make adventure games 
  • Other ideas of how Matt uses GBL in his classroom 
  • Other ways to use Twine in other subjects 

Matthew Farber, Ed.D. teaches social studies at Valleyview Middle School, in Denville, New Jersey. Dr. Farber is an Edutopia blogger and cohost of Ed Got Game, on the BAM! Radio Network, and is a BrainPOP Certified Educator. He was a recipient of a Geraldine R. Dodge Teacher Fellowship and a Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship. Look for the new, expanded, revised edition of his book, Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning -- Revised Edition (Peter Lang Publishing, 2017),

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A full transcript of this show and the show notes are available at as well as details on entering this month’s giveaway contests.