Kid Detectives Classroom Gamification Learning Activities: Mystery Adventure Quests

 

A mystery adventure quest is more than just a scavenger hunt, although that could be
a portion of the quest. A mystery adventure quest is a learning activity that contains
clues along a journey that students have to solve by the end of the quest. It could be the
A mystery adventure quest is more than just a scavenger hunt, although that could be
a portion of the quest. A mystery adventure quest is a learning activity that contains
clues along a journey that students have to solve by the end of the quest. It could be the
location of a field trip using a GPS device to find a geocaching coin in a specific hidden
location. It is based on the content and learning that motivates and engages students
throughout the quest. Much of what I will share will be ways you can add digital or
technology tools and devices to enhance a problem based learning activity.

Much of the research regarding technology integration in the classroom shows marked
student achievement when technology is integrated into a learning activity that is
structured to challenge and utilize critical thinking skills, real world simulations, and
academic content. Inquiry and problem based learning activities are ripe for including
student achievement when technology is integrated into a learning activity that is
structured to challenge and utilize critical thinking skills, real world simulations, and
academic content. Inquiry and problem based learning activities are ripe for including
digital and technological tools that will raise student productivity and achievement.