Chris Mumford is the PR Content Manager for Western Governors University (WGU).
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Classroom gamification has gone from fringe concept to mainstream trend in a matter of years. But as more teachers attempt to incorporate game elements into their lesson plans, many are finding it difficult to sustain their games long-term or generate the engagement they were hoping for.
That's why we've put together this nifty infographic. We researched a variety of the best sources and guides on gamification and distilled their advice into nine elements that are required for gamification to be successful.
As the nine elements we've outlined in this infographic illustrate, serious thought and planning needs to go into your game in order for it to work. But with the right planning, a compelling classroom game can completely transform the way you teach!