Game based learning in EDArcade

Our game based learning world features 120+ games covering core subjects such as Maths, English and Science as tough-to-teach topics, all built around the National Curriculum to support KS1 & KS2, our virtual ‘Sims’ style world EDVille and short, animated PSHE videos.

Alongside the vast range of games and quizzzes their is within the game based environment there is currently support 23 different languages, including Makaton, to provide ESOL/EAL students with the support they deserve and of course, we understand that each child learns in their own way, which is why all of our game instructions are available in visual and audio formats, dyslexia fonts available. 

Teachers and students will be given log in details, to access different sides of the platform and allow the game based learning and gamification to stretch and challenge your students.

The game based learning platform and teacher portal enable teachers to :

  • Set pathways for learning to deliver
  • class room work
  • at home for homework
  • homeschooling
  • additional work
  • catch up topics and subjects
  • fun challenges for pupils
  • differentiate learning
  • break out lessons
  • plenaries
  • indpendent study time
  • wet weather periods

Our game based learning world can help deliver topics in 

  • English
  • Matsh
  • Science
  • PSHE
  • Internet Safety
  • Bully and cyber bullying
  • Recycling and the environment
  • Road safety
  • British Values
  • Prevent
  • Mental Helath

You can also use the game based learning platform and gamification world within EDArcade:

  • Monitor activity and performance of students
  • Modify games/quizzes to match classroom learning
  • Manage and add new students
  • Manage and add new members of staff
  • View student reports
  • View student logs
  • View the strengths and weaknesses of each student

The students portal:

  • Access to Games, EDVille and animated videos
  • Complete learning pathways
  • Learn independently
  • Share and play games with family and friends
  • Remote Learning
  • Maths/English/Science Games that follow the National Curriculum
  • Makaton signs, symbols and sounds
  • 23 languages available in written and verbal communications

EDVille is our online virtual world where children can learn and grow as they develop both their academic and important life skills such as:

  • Road Safety & how to cross a road 
  • The importance of Recycling 
  • Why water can be dangerous 
  • The dangers of electricity
  • How too manage money - Make sure you don't run out!
  • Responsibility of looking after animals 
  • Learn new languages 

We also have a range of short animated videos scattered around EDVille that explain tough-to-teach topics in a way that children are familiar comfortable with, such as disability and healthy lifestyle. An example of these can be found here.

All of our 120+ mini-games are placed within an object in EDVille for a child to find... the more games the child plays, the more badges they can unlock. Badges unlock different items within the game such as characters, vehicles, plants and animals so it means that the world is super personalised to them!

This is EDVille in EDArcade. You must visit EDVille where there is so much to do. Pupils create their own allotment. Meet Rosie the dog (our mascot). Look after your chickens, alpaca and do your daily chores.
Pupils constantly learn within EDVille with Makaton and 23 languages available. Select the topic you want to learn to enhance your language skills. Go to the market place in EDVille to sell your produce that you have grown and created.
Sell produce and earn credits and an allowance to get a better virtual world. Pupils can buy and sell things in their world. This relates to how well their learning is going. Recycle and sort all the waste created in EDVille.
Pupils can clean up the beach in EDVille too.  The more cleaning, the more recycling. Pupils meet new people and have new experiences Teach the pupils about road, sea, open water and rail safety.
There are many quizzes and games to test and teach the pupils about road, rail, sea and water dangers, laws and rules. Learn Maths with Percy whilst fishing for Mackeral. Become a wizard in EDVille and fire spells on key words that match the national curriculum.
Learn to spell in the Garden Race camels in the dunes with Josh. Navigate around the EDVille now!

No matter where you are from or where you are based in the world, EDArcade can provide you with a game-based learning platform that speaks your language! EDVille comes with hundreds of translations to increase your language vocabulary. These include common phrases and words you may use in day-to-day life - perfect for a penpal from a different country! All translations also with voice recording to help improve pronunciation. We currently support 20+ different languages including Makaton!