Niko Lewman

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Flipped Classroom

Here’s an infographic and a video tutorial of how to make a jump over to flipped classroom with ready made materials from Khan Academy.<p>Like</i> …

Starting a Minecraft Club

Yesterday was the first after-school Minecraft club meeting at my school. After reaching capacity within 25 minutes of registration opening up, we …

EdTech Tutorial: How To Use Minecraft In A Science Lesson On Circuits

Minecraft is an incredibly popular game for both children and adults. It can be used on a PC or there is also a pocket version App on both the App …

Book Review: Learn to Program with Minecraft by Craig Richardson

"Learn to Program with Minecraft" offers an incredibly user-friendly, intuitive, and innovative approach for learning the Python programming language.<p>…

Book Reviews

After-school program uses 'Minecraft' to help kids learn

Does screen time have to be a bad thing for your kids?<p>Fidgets2Widgets, a new after-school program for kids ages 8 to 14, uses technology, in …

Architecture

Why Minecraft.

I believe in student-centered learning. Part of student-centered learning is giving students voice and choice in the classroom. A few years ago, back …

Microsoft Using Minecraft to Teach its AI to Learn

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>One small step for a Minecraft character is one giant leap for artificial intelligence.<p>The Microsoft Research team in New York City spends its days trying to train an AI agent to learn how to complete virtual functions using the same resources humans …

Artificial Intelligence

Creepers, Zombies and Teachers: Minecraft as a Classroom Tool

If you’ve got middle schoolers, chances are you’ve heard of Minecraft. It’s a video game with blocky graphics, a single level and no story line. But …

Teaching

Minecraft: Education Edition – helping to transform the curriculum

By bringing Minecraftinto the classroom, Microsoft are empowering educators and students to teach and learn through building and exploring<p>Announcing Minecraft: Education Edition. Arriving this summer, the new title aims to reach more educators around the world with a richer set of features and a …

BetterGeo turns Minecraft into an immersive tool for teaching geology

<i>Minecraft</i> may have started out as a crafting and survival game, but it’s evolved into a wonderfully complex virtual environment. Now, a team from …

Minecraft and Grade 2 Farm to Table Integration

Finally a tech-rich unit integration with Minecraft! I’ve been using Minecraft Edu for years but only have been able to use them for mini-projects …

Analyzing the Use of WALT and WILF

To improve the delivery of IB PYP curriculum at our school, I’m doing analysis on how the school can improve the way we plan for assessment and …

Who Is Doing Most of the Talking? Teachers or Students?

Why do teachers do most of the talking in the classroom when students should be part of the dialogue? Here are some practical strategies to change …

The question of learning intentions

One of the most significant changes in our practice as teachers in recent years has been a move towards greater transparency in relation to our …

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7 Ideas for Great Camp Care Packages Summer camp care package ideas are no longer centered around sugar and artificial flavors.<p>Pressure, Stress, and …

22 Easy Formative Assessment Techniques for Measuring Student Learning

I came across Terry Heick’s blog – 10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds – at TeachThought from earlier this year and really enjoyed the …

56 Examples of Formative Assessment

I've created a presentation (with some help from my colleagues) on different examples of formative assessment.<p>Note the definition I'm using at the …

Pedagogy

Key questions

What is Assessment for Learning?<p>Assessment Reform Group (UK 2002):<i><br>Assessment for Learning is the process of seeking and interpreting evidence for use</i> …

PTIS School (@PTISschool) | Twitter

<b>PTIS School</b> Retweeted<p>Making the 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional. PTIS IEP students begin modeling and scaling their fantasy designs, under the expert …

Visual Thinking Routines booklet | PYP Coordinator

I have been using/practicing with students and getting first hand experiences of Project Zero’s Visual Thinking Routines. I found this very stylish …

PYP Coordinator | Inspiring Individuals

Posted on 30/04/2018 by<p>We are a brand new #googleEDU school and having just finished my #GooglePD certification level 2. As a novice user of G-Suite, …

James Weekes (@JamesWeekesIB) | Twitter

0 replies 7 retweets 10 likes<p>Reply<p>Retweet<p>7<p>Retweeted<p>7<p>Like<p>10<p>Liked<p>10<p><b>James Weekes</b> Retweeted<p>Some schools decide to ban cell phones. Or you can let …