For K-12+:

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction by Karl Kapp –

Explore Like A Pirate by Michael Matera –

The Multiplayer Classroom by Lee Sheldon –

Gamify Your Classroom by Matt Farber –

More General or Corporate Focused(?):

Gamification Toolkit by Kevin Werback (he’s somewhat of an authority) –

For the Win (also by Werbach) –

The Gamification Revolution by Gabe Zichermann (Gabe runs the annual Gamification Summit) –

Gamification by Design (also by Zichermann) –

Other Related/Valuable Resources:

The Art of Game Design:  A Book of Lenses by Jesse Schell –

Those resources are by people I know or have met.  There are lots of other selections in Amazon.  Kevin Werbach does a huge and vastly popular Gamification MOOC about once a year.  It looks like some of the resources are still open/available (

Gabe Zichermann and Lee Sheldon have some good videos/TEDTalks on YouTube.  Michael Matera and Matt Farber are K-12 Educators and active in Twitter Chats on the topic.