Jeremy Biddle

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24 Must-Share Poems for Middle School and High School

It can be hard to know which poems will spur your middle and high schoolers into deep, meaningful discussion and which will leave them, ahem, …

Literature

Using a Murder Mystery to Teach Grammar

Bored with the standard grammar exercises, a teacher in Portugal got creative, creating crimes for students to solve.<p><i>This story is part of a short series on innovative ways teachers are rethinking the traditional lesson plan. What’s one that resonated with you or the student in your life? Tell us</i> …

Teaching

Five Critical Skills to Empower Students in the Digital Age

The beginning of the school year is a time to set the tone for a student’s learning experience, including what teachers expect from students and …

Teaching

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This is a book for teachers who aspire to conquer the repetition.<p>This is a book about what is possible when teachers use creativity to challenge the …

Minecraft in school? How video games could be the future of learning

A new study is the latest to support the use of video games, in particular the popular children’s game Minecraft, in classroom learning.<p>Math, …

6 Amazing TED Ed Talks On Language

June 10, 2015<br>Language is an amazing communicative phenomenon that has picked the interest of linguists and scientists across different disciplines. …

Play

All games facilitate some kind of learning. Even games that are not meant to be educational teach kids something -- even if it's just the rules of …

Teachers Report Growing Interest, Persistent Skepticism About Games

Technology is expanding into many classrooms, but teacher acceptance of the new tools appears mixed.<p>New surveys are coming out all the time gauging …

Now Teachers Encourage Computer Games in Class

Games like "Angry Birds" and "Guild Wars 2" are used to teach physics, writing and more.<p>By<p>Stephanie Banchero<p>Stephanie Banchero<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@sbanchero<p>Stephanie.Banchero@wsj.com<p>At a private school in Houston, eighth-graders slingshot angry red birds across a video screen for a …

Middle School

Teach Preschoolers How To Code With a Board Game

That was the question swirling around the head of startup entrepreneur Dan Shapiro while playing with his twin kids one afternoon. <i>[Disclosure: We</i> …

How Schools Design Classroom Games for Learning

There are seven components to game-play that aptly fit curriculum design.<p>Challenge is constant<br>• Everything is interconnected<br>• Failure is reframed as …

Why Minecraft is more than just another video game

<b>Minecraft's creators revealed this week that the blocky freeform building game has 33 million users. It can easily become an obsession.</b><p>"You've exceeded your usage allowance," read the email from my ISP.<p>I was pretty sure I hadn't but I know a couple of people, my two boys, who might have done it for …

Minecraft

Will Gaming Save Education, or Just Waste Time?

Gaming | August 2013 Digital Edition<p>Today's sophisticated digital games are engaging students and conveying hard-to-teach concepts like failure and …

What's the Difference Between Games and Gamification?

Gamification is the current bright-shiny of the three terms – and, as a result, is the most used and frequently misused. But the cleanest definition …

Beyond Good and Bad: Applying Games Research to Action

Technology in School<p>Beyond Good and Bad: Applying Games Research to Action<p>By Michael Levine     Aug 20, 2013<p>Video Game Museum<p>The recent disappointing …

E-Games May Not Sway Youths' Habitual Physical Activity

<i>By guest blogger Gina Cairney</i><p>Experts recommend that children and teenagers get at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per day, …

Game On: An Online Challenge to Gifted Students to Compete Globally

Khim's presentation knocked it out of the park, bagging $75,000 for Alltuition, a "TurboTax for student loans." But within six months, the founders …

Play

"Our results suggest that students are better prepared to understand a theory after first exploring by themselves, and that tangible user interfaces …

The 6 C's of Collaboration

Every team desires collaboration. Every leader preaches collaboration. But the question remains, is collaboration more of a new buzzword in our work …

Breaking the Mold: School Fosters Design and Discovery

“There’s not much I need you for when it comes to my child learning something,” Richardson said to teachers. If most test questions could be answered …

Can Digital Games Boost Students' Test Scores?

Another way to explain it: "For a student sitting in the median who doesn’t have a game, his or her learning achievement would have increased by 12 …

The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

<i>A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his</i> …

The Brain

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