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Where to start with Nintendo Wii in the Classroom

A few educators have contacted me in the past and said that they would really like to use Nintendo Wii and other gaming consoles in their classrooms but didn’t know how to get started with it. Here is the approach … Continue reading

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Mario Kart Writing Unit

These holidays I have had the time to sit down and write out the VELS (Victorian Essential Learning Standards) Level 4  (grades 5 and 6) Writing unit based around Nintendo Wii Mario Kart, which has been in my head for … Continue reading

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Nintendo Wii in Maths

Last week my students investigated the concepts of finding the mean, median, mode and range of a set of data using Wii Sports, specifically bowling, on the Nintendo Wii. We ran the activity as part of a rotation so that … Continue reading

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